Federal prosecutors in the state of NY are seeking information and documents regarding US President Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony.
"We have just received a subpoena for documents", the spokesperson said in a statement.
The White House or the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan have not issued comment on the matter. "While we are still reviewing the subpoena, it is our intention to cooperate with the inquiry", a spokesperson for the inauguration committee told ABC News.
A second inaugural committee spokesman, Owen Blicksilver, declined to answer questions about which documents prosecutors requested. The Russia inquiry, which has ensnared several senior figures from his presidential campaign, appears close to the end. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation and whether the president obstructed the investigation.
The Times also reported that prosecutors were interested in whether foreigners had circumvented campaign finance restrictions to illegally donate to the committee, and whether employees on the committee were aware of any such donations.
ABC News explored deeper into documents that found $130,000 was spent on salad bowls from Tiffany & Company, $2.7 million for a company to produce a Broadway rendition of "New York, New York" and another $130,000 on customized seat cushions. Federal law prohibits foreign contributions to federal campaigns, political action committees and inaugural funds.
A recent ProPublica report suggested that money from the inaugural committee paid the Trump Organization for rooms, meals, and event space at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., for a suspiciously high price.