New York prosecutors subpoena Trump inauguration committee

Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday ordered President Trump’s inaugural committee to hand over documents about its donors and spending in an escalation of the investigation into the nonprofit organization.

A lawyer for the inaugural committee received a subpoena Monday night seeking documents on donors and event attendees, as well as any benefits they received, including tickets and photo opportunities with Trump.

The subpoena also requested disclosure filings, contracts with vendors, and more.

Investigators also showed interest in whether any foreigners illegally donated to the committee, which raised a record $107 million and used it with lavish spending.

The subpoena also indicates that prosecutors are investigating the possibility of such crimes as mail fraud, false statements, and money laundering.

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