Seth Meyers examines Donald Trump's lack of charitable donations
Donald Trump still hasn’t released his tax returns, which means no one knows how much he’s given to charity. Washington Post reporter David Farenthold called charities and found only one donation Trump had made out of his own pocket since 2008, and that was only for about $10,000. Seth Meyers tackled the subject on A Closer Look segment on Wednesday night.
“So his campaign claims $100 million, but reporters can only find $10,000. That’s like saying you have a private jet when you only have a private Jetta,” Meyers said.
Farenthold also found that Trump sometimes used Trump Foundation funds to buy gifts for himself, including a six-foot-tall painting of himself. Even President Barack Obama criticized this, joking that “at least he had the taste not to go for the 10-foot version.” This pleased Meyers to no end.
“Man, am I gonna miss Stand-Up Comedy Obama. It’s only a matter of time until he starts doing campaign events against a brick wall,” Meyers said, before launching into an Obama impression. “‘Y’all see this Trump painting? You know the eyes follow you wherever you go. Unless you go into a black neighborhood. What else?'”
Watch the clip below.