US Democrats urge government to weigh cancellation of Trump hotel lease
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government should consider canceling former President Donald Trump’s lease of a historic Washington building he converted into a luxury hotel before selling it, a congressional committee said on Thursday. American. The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives committee said recent developments indicate his Trump Organization may have filed inaccurate financial statements when the government leased the property to him before he ran for president. Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Gerald Connolly, the two lead Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee, wrote to ask the U.S. General Services Administration, the federal property manager, to consider terminating the lease, rather than to allow him to sell it at a profit. .