Former President Trump’s Son Eric Trump has insisted that the family didn’t enrich themselves from his father’s presidency in response to recent allegations.
A Daring Denial
Former President Donald Trump’s son, Eric Trump, made a shocking assertion, denying allegations of enriching the family during their White House tenure.
A Helping Hand?
Eric Trump admitted to his career being benefitted largely from his father, “Nepotism is a kind of factor of life,” he said in a Forbes interview.
An Embarrassing Contradiction
Eric Trump’s recent video interview challenged the accusations of enrichment against his family in a contradictory statement.
Defending the Legacy
Claiming the Trump family didn’t enrich themselves, Eric Trump said, “The only family in, probably, United States history that didn’t enrich themselves when they went into government is the Trump family.”
People who don’t have the memory of a goldfish will remember when Ivanka Trump brazenly advertised Goya black beans during her official employment in the White House, violating ethics rules in the process.
The “Unpaid” Advisers?
However, in 2017, President Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner assumed advisory roles within the administration.
A Closer Look
Though unpaid, a scrutiny by US ethics watchdog Crew revealed substantial earnings from external ventures for Ivanka and Jared Kushner during their time in the White House.
Financial Realities Exposed
“Citizens for ethics” presented documented evidence: Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Jared Kushner collectively earned up to $2.2 billion during their White House tenure through external ventures.
A Trade Deal Dinner
A highly controversial episode involving Ivanka Trump unfolded when she secured three Chinese trademarks on the same day she dined with China’s President Xi Jinping.
The Secret Service Shield
Eric Trump’s Secret Service protection was extended for 6 months post-presidency, entirely paid for by millions of US taxpayers.
Online users seized the moment to highlight the faults in Eric Trump’s claims, making the statements even more embarrassing.
New Accusations Fly In
One Twitter user Gloria posted, “How stupid does Eric Trump think Democrats are? Trump and his family used the White House as a business for them to enrich themselves even more!”
More Taxpayer Turmoil
Gloria then posted an article claiming that Trump overcharged the secret service over $1.4 million during his tenure, paid for by the taxpayer.
Unveiling the Truth
Twitter user Jo wasted no time: “There’s a list in the many billions of reasons this is a lie,” referring to a Forbes article that shows Trump’s $2.4 billion personal earnings while in the White House.
Forbes Find Hidden Truths
The article argued, “Dig through everything—including property records, ethics disclosures, debt documents and securities filings—and you’ll find about $2.4 billion of revenue from January 2017 to December 2020.”
Twitter Users Made Up Their Mind
Overrall, the backlash that Eric Trump received and the overwhelming evidence against him shows his desperate attempt to deceive his audience.
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