President Trump’s Sister Retires as Federal Judge, Ending Ethical Misconduct Inquiry


President Donald Trump’s sister has retired as a federal appellate judge in Philadelphia, ending a civil misconduct inquiry launched after a report that she participated in Trump family schemes to dodge taxes.

The retirement of Maryanne Trump Barry was revealed in an April 1 order signed by a top court official in New York, where the misconduct case was assigned to prevent conflicts of interest for judges who knew Barry.

The April 1 order said Barry’s voluntary retirement ends the review stemming from claims based on the a New York Times article alleging that Barry may have committed misconduct relating to tax and financial transactions that occurred mostly in the 1980s and 1990s to help the family evade inheritance taxes..

Read more at TIME.



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