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Trump Donor and Spa Owner Li Yang Allegedly Tried to Sell Access to President

Li Yang, the Donald Trump donor who founded the spa where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was busted, allegedly sold more than sex. According to an exposé in Mother Jones, the 45-year-old entrepreneur also ran an investment firm that peddled access to Trump and his family to wealthy Chinese executives. According to Mother Jones, “The firm notes that its services also address clients looking to make high-level connections in the United States. On a page displaying a photo of Mar-a-Lago, Yang’s company says its ‘activities for clients’ have included providing them ‘the opportunity to interact with the president, the [American] Minister of Commerce and other political figures.’ The company boasts it has ‘arranged taking photos with the President’ and suggests it can set up a ‘White House and Capitol Hill Dinner’.” The Mother Jones piece follows a report published Friday by the Miami Herald exposing Yang’s long-running relationship with Trump that featured social media photos of her mugging with Trump, his sons and high-profile Republicans, including Kellyanne Conway and Sarah Palin. The Herald also said Yang carries around a rhinestone MAGA purse and donated $42,000 to political action committee Trump Victory and $16,000 to Trump’s 2016 president’s campaign.