House Democrats investigate Trump dinner with oil executives over quid pro quo concerns

House Democrats launched an investigation into a recent dinner former President Donald Trump attended with oil executives at Mar-a-Lago in which he asked for $1 billion in donations.

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee asked nine oil executives to provide information about their companies’ participation in the meeting. Democrats alleged Trump’s request may have violated campaign finance laws because his request for donations could have been a quid pro quo, as Trump’s campaign is promising to reverse several Biden administration environmental policies.

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) asked the company executives to provide the names and titles of anyone from their company who attended the dinner, copies of Trump campaign materials, descriptions of any policy proposals discussed at the event, and contributions made to the Trump campaign at or following the
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