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Adviser to Melania Trump received $26 million from inaugural committee

Stephanie Wolkoff
Event planner Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. Photo by KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images

Wis Media Partners, an event-planning company founded in December 2016 by a longtime friend and current senior adviser to Melania Trump, was paid $26 million by President Trump's inaugural committee, according to tax filings reported by the NYTimes.

The details: The nonprofit committee chaired by Thomas Barrack Jr. was under pressure by watchdogs to reveal how it spent the $107 million it had raised from wealthy donors.