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Report: Sheldon Adelson gave $5 million to Trump inauguration festivities

Posted at 5:21 PM, Apr 19, 2017

Las Vegas casino mogul and billionaire Sheldon Adelson gave President Donald Trump $5 million for inauguration-related festivities, The New York Times reported.

According to the Times, the president raised $107 million for his inauguration.

Adelson and his wife were given access to a private lunch with the new president and lawmakers at the Capitol. They also set a few rows behind Trump on the inaugural platform as he took the oath of office.