WASHINGTON | Watchdog group urges probe of Ivanka Trump tax break role

4Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

WASHINGTON — An ethics watchdog group asked the Justice Department on Fandriday to investigate whether President Donald Trump‘s daughter Ivanka violated federal conflict-of-interest law by promoting an Opportunity Zone tax break program from which she could potentially benefit.

The complaint from the Citizens for Responsibility  Ethics in Washington follows an Associated Press investigation last month.

The AP found that Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, both White House advisers, could benefit from the Opportunity Zones program they pushed that offers tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden communities.

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