A political action committee Donald Trump co-founded to help Republicans take control of the Senate spent 20% of its operating expenditures at the former president’s businesses, according to a financial disclosure filed earlier this month.
The Trump-Graham Majority Fund paid the Trump Hotels Collection $22,000 on June 3 for a facility rental and catering. The PAC reported total operating expenses of $105,000 for the quarter.
Just days after it launched in April, the Trump-Graham Majority Fund held the Trump Graham Golf Classic at Trump International Golf Club Palm Beach. The entry fee was $25,000, a person, reported Punchbowl News.
The PAC raised $705,000 last quarter. Contributors who pitched in at least $25,000 included Lynda Blanchard, Trump’s former U.S. ambassador to Slovenia. She is now running for Senate in Alabama. Her husband made a big donation as well. Mississippi State Senator Joel Carter (R) also was in for $25,000. The PAC for the GEO Group, a private prison company, chipped in $20,000.
Representatives from the Trump-Graham Majority Fund and the Trump Organization did not respond to inquiries.