Washington D.C. is suing Trump's inaugural committee and companies controlling the Trump International Hotel for misusing funds to benefit Trump's family.
The president cared more that Jan. 20 marked the third anniversary of his inauguration than the commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Franklin Haney's political donation came as he was seeking regulatory approval and financial support for his bid to acquire an Alabama nuclear plant.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said McCain offered the list while they sat together as Trump was sworn into office.
“We deserve more and we can ask for more, and if people don’t want to negotiate, that’s their problem, not ours.”
Prosecutors in New York opened the investigation last year amid scrutiny over the inauguration committee's spending.
Costs reportedly included $10,000 worth of makeup, $6.4 million for unused accommodations and $1.5 million to a Trump hotel.
Some of the officials reportedly hoped to gauge how they could become influential to the new administration, in order to boost issues favorable to Russia.
A top inaugural planner emailed Ivanka and others at the company to “express my concern” that the hotel was overcharging for its event spaces, worrying of what would happen “when this is audited.”
The committee raised a record $107 million in funds, the Wall Street Journal reported.