The New York attorney general has filed a lawsuit against President Trump and his three adult children over what she says was "persistently illegal conduct" at the nonprofit Donald J. Trump Foundation. The state contends that the Trump family violated a law that requires tax-exempt foundations to benefit the public good rather than the founders privately; Trump allegedly used the charity to pay off creditors and settle legal disputes. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood asked that the state dissolve Trump's foundation and ordered Trump to pay a minimum of $2.8 million in penalties. Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Eric Trump are also named in the lawsuit because as board members, they were legally required to make sure funds weren't being misused.
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