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Maryland Democrats urge state GOP to donate money raised by Trump to charity reuniting migrant families

Maryland Democrats urge state GOP to donate money raised by Trump to charity reuniting migrant families

The Maryland Democratic Party on Friday urged the state GOP to donate $100,000 raised by President Donald J. Trump at a 2015 fundraiser to a nonprofit that reunites migrant families separated at the southwest border.

The Democrats called the donations to the Maryland Republican Party from the three-year-old event “tainted” after the recent uproar about the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that has been separating children from parents as families tried to cross the border illegally. Dozens of those children are being held in Maryland.

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