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trump businesses made millions off republican groups

washington – president donald trump's u.s. businesses have received at least $15.1 million in revenue from political groups and federal agencies since 2015, according to a report to be released monday.the money went to trump's airplanes, hotels, golf courses and even a bottled water company during the presidential campaign and the first 15 months of his presidency, according to a compilation of spending records prepared by public citizen and obtained by mcclatchy.but it was trump's campaign itself that spent the most by far — about 90 percent, or $13.4 million.it also includes more than $717,000 from the republican national committee; nearly $595,000 from trump victory, the joint fundraising committee set up by the rnc and trump's campaign; and $9,000 from the national republican senate committee.political action committee american first action, dedicated to electing federal candidates who support trump's agenda, spent $33,000 and great america committee, vice president mike pence's group, spent $24,000.campaigns and committees supporting republican house members bill shuster of pennsylvania, jodey arrington of texas, tom macarthur of new jersey and dana rohrabacher of california also spent money on trump businesses.in comparison, in 2013 and 2014, political spending at his properties was less than $20,000.the total is likely to be much more. there is no single place to find out how much the administration is spending at trump businesses, though federal agencies hav...