Where is the giant painting given to President Donald Trump by President Naive Bukele of El Salvador? And the golf clubs Japan gave him? A Democratic-led congressional inquiry on Friday revealed some of the many gifts the former Republican president didn’t declare while in office.
A House investigation found 100 items gifted to the Trump family between 2016 and 2021 totaling more than $250,000.
He refers to an email from the White House regarding a giant portrait of Donald Trump donated from El Salvador that authorities lost track of.
It may have been moved to the billionaire’s Florida mansion, according to documents obtained by lawmakers.
A dagger estimated to be worth $24,000 and a saber donated by Saudi Arabia were also misdeclared, according to the report.
The government responsible for these gifts doesn’t even know where the golden golf club that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gifted the president to achieve a “special relationship” after being elected.
“We are determined to locate the missing gifts and establish whether they may have been used to influence the president’s foreign policy,” said Jamie Ruskin, head of the congressional inquiry. rice field.
He warned that it would be illegal not to declare these objects.
The long list also includes a portrait of Ivanka Trump painted on a mother-of-pearl base given as a gift by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in 2017.
Her husband, Jared Kushner, was the architect of Donald Trump’s Middle East strategy.