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Trump's sister retires, federal judge closes investigation into her finances

President Donald Trump with his sister Maryanne Trump Barry
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An investigation into President Trump's sister Maryanne Trump Barry's finances came to a close upon her retirement as a federal appellate judge, the New York Times reports.

Background: Barry's finances came under scrutiny when an investigation by the New York Times alleged the Trumps were involved in tax schemes that increased their inherited wealth. Barry was co-owner of a company established to have the family's money flow through, per the New York Times. She was also nominated to an appellate court by President Clinton in 1999.