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    Contribution Dropped Along With Young Trumps’ Fraud Case

    Coincidence? That’s how New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. describes his 2012 decision to stop a fraud investigation into Donald Trump Jr. and sister Ivanka Trump. Buyers complained they’d inflated the success of their Trump SoHo project, but after Donald Trump Sr.’s attorney, Marc Kasowitz, donated $25,000 to Vance’s re-election coffers and met with Vance four months later, the case went away. While Vance returned that money, Kasowitz made a bigger contribution six months later — which Vance, son of former President Jimmy Carter’s secretary of state, now says he’ll also return.

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