Eric Trump Calls Father's Critics 'Not Even People'

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In an interview that aired earlier Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America", Donald Trump Jr. said Kathy Griffin "deserves everything that's coming to her", after she posed for a photograph with a bloody mask meant to simulate the president's severed head.

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"Eric Trump, in speaking with Forbes, maintains that 'our expenses on a tournament that made us somewhere in the $2 million range every year was somewhere around 100 grand, ' even though his foundation's tax records show costs soaring to $322,000". The Hospital is considered as the best in the world for pediatric cancer treatment. Forbes said that he has directed more than $11 million in donations there, and helped raise an additional $5 million for that hospital through events hosted by other groups. Expenses for the first four tournaments from 2007 to 2011 ran about $50,000 each.

But the report cited two people close to the situation, who claim that President Trump demanded the Trump Organization start billing the Eric Trump Foundation hundreds of thousands of dollars for the use of their facilities.

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This assured donors that every penny that they donated was going towards helping kids with cancer, as reported by Newsweek. It was not zero as claimed by Eric, but was still at par with the amount paid by other charities.

But, per the Forbes report, "in reviewing filings from the Eric Trump Foundation and other charities, it's clear that the course wasn't free - that the Trump Organization received payments for its use, part of more than $1.2 million that has no documented recipients past the Trump Organization".

"Mr. Trump had a cow", he told Forbes. "He was like 'We're donating all of this stuff, and there's no paper trail?" No credit?' And he went nuts.

"I've never seen hatred like this", he said, the Hill noted.

"I saw that Eric was getting billed", he added.

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However, Forbes has found that this $100,000 "passed through the Eric Trump Foundation-and wound up in the coffers of Donald Trump's private businesses".

Those allegations didn't sit very well with Eric Trump.

And that seems nearly ethical compared to what Donald Trump-the man Eric is defending-did with the money from his own charity. The competition was fierce - Trump's adult life hasn't exactly been controversy-free - though my vote was the time he crashed a charitable event for a nursery school helping children with AIDS in order to falsely appear generous.

Eric Trump also criticised the news media, which he says is "out of control".

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