Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., on Thursday called for a full investigation into the Trump Foundation, which she claimed was a front for tax evasion and other illicit transactions.
“There’s one thing that I think should not be missed that came out of the hearing,” said Waters, who took the helm of the Financial Services Committee earlier this month after easily winning re-election as part of the Democrats’ takeover of the House of Representatives, “and that is how [Trump] directed payments into the foundation to keep from paying taxes.”
“I think there’s more than we know about at this time,” Waters added in remarks to reporters. “I think that’s an area that should be looked at because I think the foundation has been used by him to avoid paying taxes on money he’s earned.”
Waters, a huge anti-Trumper who has repeatedly called for the president’s impeachment, also said Thursday that Deutsche Bank, a longtime lender to Trump, has “offered to cooperate and my staff
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