Eric Trump Defends Philanthropy, Says He Raised $25 Million At Age 30

Eric Trump, the former president’s second son, bragged about collecting charitable donations during a Twitter The altercation sparked by allegations about his actions on January 6.

Trump has threatened legal action against the left-leaning website The Palmer Report over an allegation he made after a rolling rock An article about what led to the January 6 riots.

The Palmer Report wrote on Twitter that Eric and his wife Lara Trump “used burning phones to communicate with the January 6 organizers” in what it described as “something you do in a criminal conspiracy.”

The rolling rock The article described the use of hard-to-track phones but said others have used them to call people like Eric and Lara Trump.

Eric Trump shared a tweet on The Palmer Report Thursday and wrote, “One outlet I can sue for defamation. This is going to be fun.”

“I’m an incredibly honest and clean person – unlike Hunter, there are no drugs, a healthy lifestyle, and not the ‘burner phone’ type,” he added, referring to the battles with drugs the president’s son has had. Joe BidenAnd Hunter Biden.

Trump’s tweet was ridiculed by Twitter user Brooklyn Dad who shared the message with 918,000 followers and added the incredibly honest and clean “people” who “don’t steal money for kids with cancer.”

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Eric Trump addresses his supporters at a rally on October 29, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. He tweeted that he had raised over $25 million for charity by the age of 30.
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This was a clear reference to the accusations against his charitable foundation Eric Trump Foundation, was funneling money to the Trump Organization given by those who thought they were making a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Tennessee.

Eric Trump, 37, responded by tweeting: “By age 30, I’ve raised $25 million (with a cumulative expense ratio of 9.2%) and established the newest pediatric intensive care unit and surgical center on Earth.

He added, “Never attack charity, especially when you have done little by little in your life.”

There have been inconsistencies in claims about the amount of money raised for the hospital by the charity Eric Trump he founded in 2007. In September 2020, he responded to a journalist’s criticism of his charity, tweeting: “We’ve raised nearly $25 million,” Allegation that he repeated after two weeks.

In 2016, when he said his foundation would stop fundraising efforts to avoid a conflict of interest arising during his father’s presidency, Eric Trump estimated the raised figure at $16.3 million, according to PolitiFact.

In 2017, the then New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, opened an investigation based on the information Forbes It was also published in 2017.

That year, the Eric Trump Foundation restructured and renamed it Curetivity, which NEWSWEEK Call to comment.

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