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Trump Lawyer Scammed $14 Million From Donors Over Election Lies

Donald Trump’s lawyer brought in $14 million in donations supporting her lies about the election.

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Donald Trump’s lawyer brought in $14 million in donations supporting her lies about the election.

“In the months after President Donald Trump lost the November election, lawyer Sidney Powell raised large sums from donors inspired by her fight to reverse the outcome of the vote. But by April, questions about where the money was going — and how much there was — were helping to sow division between Powell and other leaders of her new nonprofit, Defending the Republic.

On April 9, many members of the staff and board resigned, documents show. Among those who departed after just days on the job was Chief Financial Officer Robert Weaver, who in a memo at the time wrote that he had “no way of knowing the true financial position” of Defending the Republic because some of its bank accounts were off limits even to him.” [READ MORE]

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