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D.C. attorney general subpoenas Trump's inaugural committee

President Donald Trump at his inauguration in January 2017.
President Donald Trump at January 2017 inauguration. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The District of Columbia's attorney general ordered President Trump’s inaugural committee to hand over documents relating to the $107 million fund and payments made to the Trump International Hotel or the Trump Organization, seeking to uncover if the money was "wasted, mismanaged and/or improperly provided private benefit," the New York Times reports.

The big picture: This comes in the wake of similar subpoenas issued earlier this month by New Jersey’s attorney general and federal prosecutors in Manhattan.

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