Eric Trump is being mocked on social media for insisting the ‘Trump Family Didn’t Enrich Themselves When They Went Into Government’.
Who is Eric Trump?
Eric Trump is an American businessman, philanthropist, and the third child of former President Donald Trump and his first wife, Ivana Trump. Born on January 6, 1984, in New York City, Eric Trump has been involved in various business ventures and has also been an active supporter of his father’s political endeavors.
Eric Trump graduated from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business with a degree in finance and management. He initially worked in the real estate division of The Trump Organization, his father’s conglomerate, where he gained experience in various aspects of the business, including property development, management, and marketing.
In addition to his involvement in the family’s real estate empire, Eric Trump has been actively engaged in philanthropy. He established the Eric Trump Foundation in 2006, which primarily focused on raising funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The foundation organized charity events and golf tournaments to support the hospital’s research and treatment efforts for children with serious illnesses.
However, the Eric Trump Foundation faced controversy in 2016 when reports raised questions about the use of funds and potential conflicts of interest. The foundation ceased its operations shortly after Donald Trump became President in January 2017.
During his father’s presidency, Eric Trump assumed a role as an executive vice president of The Trump Organization. He played a part in various aspects of the company’s operations, including its golf courses, hotels, and other properties.
In terms of politics, Eric Trump has been a vocal supporter of his father’s political agenda. He frequently appeared at campaign events and rallies, advocating for his father’s policies and engaging with supporters. His involvement in his father’s political activities has attracted both supporters and critics.