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Democrats Seek Information About Federal Payments to Trump’s Business

Pedestrians walk past Trump Tower, owned by Trump Organization Inc. Chief Executive Officer and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Trump told Bloomberg Television that he agrees the carried interest tax 'loophole' should be eliminated and that it is a 'tremendous burden' on the country's finances.
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Washington (AP) -- As President Donald Trump spends much of August at his New Jersey golf club, Democratic lawmakers are making a new push for information about how much money the federal government is spending at his for-profit properties.

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday asked departments to hand over information about their Trump-related spending by Aug. 25.