A payment from Mr Trump to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (pictured left) has been under investigation ( Image Credit: AP )

Trump Foundation under investigation for suspected 'impropriety'

New York's attorney general says he is investigating Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's foundation over suspected "impropriety".

Eric Schneiderman said his office wanted to ensure the foundation is "complying with the laws that govern charities in New York".

The Trump Foundation has been hit by a number of damaging media stories.

Mr Trump's team have dismissed Mr Schneiderman, a Democrat, as "a partisan hack."

The attorney-general has endorsed Mr Trump's chief opponent, Hillary Clinton, for president.

Mr Trump's campaign spokesman Jason Miller said Mr Schneiderman had "turned a blind eye to the Clinton Foundation for years", and called the inquiry "another left-wing hit job designed to...Read more...