NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - The office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an investigation of Donald Trump's foundation. The AG is concerned about several Trump charity transactions described as troubling, sources confirmed to Fox 5.
A Trump campaign spokesman said in a statement that Schneiderman is a "partisan hack" and the investigation is "another left-wing hit job," the AP reported.
This weekend, the Washington Post reported that Trump hasn't donated to his own foundation since 2008. Reports also say he once used $20,000 of charity money to buy a 6-foot painting of himself.
No response yet from the Republican nominee. He was in Pennsylvania Tuesday to lay out a vision to lower childcare costs nationwide.
A mother of three, Ivanka Trump said she pressed her dad to create a set of new family-focused government programs. The Republican nominee's plan includes six weeks of paid maternity leave for mothers by making changes to unemployment benefits, tax-deductible dependent care savings accounts to help those paying for either child or elder care, and making all child care expenses tax deductible.
Hillary Clinton is recovering from pneumonia. He is expected start campaigning again Thursday. By contrast, her plan includes 12 weeks of paid leave and would be open to fathers, too.
President Obama stumped for the Democratic nominee in Philadelphia. He took a swipe at Trump's business resume.
The Clinton campaign also released an ad using Trump's own words against him. With polls tightening, though, the Trump campaign pushed back. Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence called Clinton out for comments she made about Trump supporters referring to them as "deplorable."