They used many of the funds donated by others to pay for debts owed by Trump himself. Trump himself used 258K of the donations to settle lawsuits that involved his for profits businesses. https://www.washingtonpost.com/poli...ory.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.15087c89a1a2 He even used 264K of donation money to fix a fountain outside one of his hotels. https://www.businessinsider.com/tru...on-went-to-fountain-outside-his-hotel-2016-10 This guy should be in jail for this. If any other person would defraud the public to the tune of over 500K we would be in jail. This guy is sitting as president though cause there are nut jobs voting.