According to both Lanata and fellow journalist Romina Manguel, Trump asked his soon-to-be counterpart to help with a permit of a Trump Tower that was tangled in red tape.'Trump asked [Macri] to authorize a building he's constructing in Buenos Aires - it wasn't just geopolitical chat,' Lanata said on 'Periodismo Para Todos'.
That information came from Macri's staff, The Guardian said.
There was never any indication she granted favors on behalf of those donors as secretary of State.
Trump has been receiving a flurry of calls from foreign leaders after his Nov. The report comes as he is facing scrutiny over his business empire, which he says he will hand off to his adult children.
8 election victory."Not true," Trump transition spokesman Jason Miller told USA TODAY in an email.
Trump’s Buenos Aires office building project has been delayed by a series of issues, including financing and permitting requirements.
Donald Trump and Argentinian President Mauricio Macri have denied using an official call do to personal business after claims about their conversation emerged in an Argentinian TV show.
Trump was accused of asking Macri to authorize a stalled building permit in the country's capital of Bueno Aires, journalist Jorge Lanata said on Sunday's edition of his show 'Periodismo Para Todos'.
Drink yourself sideways in Mendoza, be blown away by the aquatic thunder of Iguazu Falls, gondola up a mountain in Salta and lose yourself in the pursuit of happiness in the bars of Buenos Aires.Both Trump and Macri denied discussing the permit during Macri's congratulatory October 14 phone call - with Trump characteristically blaming 'the crooked media' for making something out of nothing.