The $14 million ranked fifth among interest groups giving money to Trump: more than oil ($8 million), coal ($6 million) and cars ($4 million).
The president’s business empire caught a break when his government abandoned a development plan for the FBI headquarters.
Some of the same Australians seeking new U.S. infrastructure deals already have had their hands in a privatization project that was once a bane of former Indiana Gov. and current Vice President Mike Pence.
The president’s new financial disclosure mentions at least two dozen entities: limited liability companies, corporations and trusts in which Trump was, until recently, an official, and it includes the names of Persian Gulf cities and states.
Most federal prosecutors don’t give money to politicians, a review of campaign finance records by Reveal suggests. But the records show that several hundred employees of U.S. attorney’s offices around the country have made political donations in recent years.
Secret lobbyists, payments from foreign governments, golf buddies and more.