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After Saying He Forgave Loans to Campaign, Trump Has Yet to Release Proof

Trump's campaign has also declined requests to share the legal paperwork required to carry out the transaction

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    Presumptive Republican nominee for president Donald Trump arrives to his Trump Turnberry Resort on June 24, 2016, in Ayr, Scotland.

    Donald Trump said last Thursday he was forgiving over $45 million in personal loans made to his campaign, an announcement that drew plenty of coverage.

    But a week later, NBC News has learned the FEC has posted no record of Trump converting his loans to donations.

    Trump's campaign has also declined requests to share the legal paperwork required to carry out the transaction, though they have suggest it has been submitted.

    Campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks said last week the presumptive Republican nominee was submitting formal paperwork on Thursday, according to the Wall Street Journal. But when asked by NBC News, Hicks said it "will be filed with the next regularly scheduled FEC report.

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    In his most recent FEC filing, posted June 20, Trump treated all his spending on the campaign as loans. Until Trump formally forgives the loans, he maintains the legal option to use new donations to reimburse himself.