Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate and attention-seeking businessman Donald Trump has donated at least $100,000 to the Clinton Foundation, despite his criticism of the foundation’s dealings.
During a New Hampshire campaign stop back in April, Trump railed against Hillary Clinton and the accusation that the former secretary of state traded political favors in favor for donations to the Clinton Foundation. (RELATED: ABC’s George Stephanopoulos Failed To Disclose $50k Clinton Foundation Donation
“If this were Richard Nixon or a Republican, if this were almost anybody, there would have been an investigation already,” he said. “This is criminal. What she did was terrible. She used her office to benefit herself and her family and everybody knows it.” (VIDEO: Donald Trump Blames ‘Draw Mohammad’ Event Organizer For ‘Taunting’ Muslims)
What Trump neglected to mention was his own donations to the foundation. Trump is listed on the Clinton Foundation’s donor page as having given somewhere between $100,001 and $250,000. Likewise, his daughter Ivanka Trump is listed as having given somewhere between $5001 and $10,000.
Perhaps the donation shouldn’t be so shocking considering Trump also donated to Hillary Clinton’s New York Senate campaign, before selling himself as conservative firebrand.
This story has been updated.