Tag Archives: Mar-A-Lago

Eric Trump Tweets Clip Of Marine One Landing At Mar-A-Lago As Funerals Begin For Florida’s Shooting Victims

The Hill reports: Twitter users lashed out against President Trump’s son Eric Trump on Friday after he posted a video showing Marine One landing at the president’s Mar-a-Lago estate. The tweet shows the presidential helicopter landing among palm trees near a swimming pool at Trump’s lavish Palm Beach, Fla. club. The tweet immediately drew criticism, with the state of Florida ...

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Pissed At Missing His Gala, Trump Spent Yesterday Watching Old Clips Of Himself Screaming About Obama

The New York Times reports: One year to the day after taking office with vows to bring the dysfunction of Washington to heel, President Trump on Saturday found himself thrust into the most perennial of political crises, bitterly casting blame on Democrats for a government shutdown he said they had orchestrated to mar the anniversary. Mr. Trump had planned to ...

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Jeanine Pirro: Mar-A-Lago “Sure Ain’t No Shithole”

Buzzfeed attended last night’s gala at Mar-A-Lago: Decked out in red, white, and blue, Trump fans from all over the country danced throughout the evening at the president’s exclusive club, toasted repeatedly to Trump’s accomplishments, chanted his name — along with the occasional campaign favorite “lock her up” — and referred to Trump as a “damn genius,” their “messiah” and ...

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Mar-A-Lago Kitchen Cited For 15 Health Code Violations

The Miami Herald reports: A year after the discovery of foods that could sicken people at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, his Winter White House was just cited by inspectors for poor maintenance. Never mind that it costs $200,000 in initiation fees to join the exclusive club, which has two restaurants and a bed-and-breakfast. Fresh state records ...

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Trump Brags About GOP Tax Scam Passage To Wealthy Friends At Mar-A-Lago: “You All Just Got A Lot Richer”

CBC News reports: President Trump kicked off his holiday weekend at Mar-a-Lago Friday night at a dinner where he told friends, “You all just got a lot richer,” referencing the sweeping tax overhaul he signed into law hours earlier. Mr. Trump directed those comments to friends dining nearby at the exclusive club — including to two friends at a table ...

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Palm Beach Paper Exposes “Tax Scam” At Mar-A-Lago

The Palm Beach Post reports: Donald Trump’s deal with the town of Palm Beach to turn Mar-a-Lago into a private club hinged on an act of charity crafted to skirt IRS scrutiny and deliver for Trump a seven-figure tax break, a Palm Beach Post investigation has found. To make sure Trump could get the $5.7 million deduction, America’s future president ...

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Mar-A-Lago Hikes Ticket Prices For New Year’s Eve

Politico reports: Partying with President Donald Trump on New Year’s Eve is getting more expensive. Ticket prices for the annual Dec. 31 bash at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in South Florida are going up to $600 for dues-paying members and $750 for their guests, according to members of the private Palm Beach club. Last year’s tickets went for $525 for members ...

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Trump Golfs For 80th Time Since Taking Office

The Hill reports: President Trump traveled to his West Palm Beach, Florida golf club Saturday, marking the fourth consecutive day he’s visited one of his golf properties. Trump departed his Mar-a-Lago resort at 7:45 a.m. Saturday and arrived at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach 10 minutes later, according to pool reports. Photos of Woods and Trump golfing ...

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Trump “Quickly” Goes Golfing For 79th Time

The Hill reports: President Trump said that he will play golf “quickly” on Friday at the Trump National Golf Club with professional golfers Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson. Trump tweeted Friday morning that after a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, he will head to his golf club, located less than five miles from Mar-a-Lago. Trump is spending ...

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Trump Declares Full Day Of Meetings And Phone Calls, Promptly Goes Golfing For 77th Time Since Taking Office

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning insisted that he would spend his day taking meetings and working phones — but just hours later, he drove to one of his own Florida golf courses. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump tweeted that he was keeping a busy schedule, despite the fact that it was the day before a national holiday. ...

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White House Christmas Tree Arrives Days Early Because Trumps Will Be At Mar-A-Lago For Thanksgiving

The Associated Press reports: Melania Trump, and son Barron, continued a time-honored, first lady tradition on Monday: receiving the official White House Christmas tree. A military band quartet played holiday tunes as a horse-drawn wagon carried the 19 1/2-foot Balsam fir from Wisconsin up the White House driveway. The tree usually arrives the day after Thanksgiving, but was delivered early ...

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Trump Hires 70 Foreign Workers At Mar-A-Lago

America first! The Palm Beach Post reports: Like other Palm Beach County employers who staff their clubs with foreign workers, President Donald Trump is boosting the number of employees he’s bringing from overseas this winter. Trump won permission to hire 70 maids, cooks and servers at the Mar-a-Lago Club for the 2017-18 tourist season, according to newly released data from ...

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Female Trump Fan Club To Host Mar-A-Lago Gala To Make Up For Charity Exodus Over Nazi Comments

The Palm Beach Post reports: President Donald Trump’s fan club is throwing a party in January to celebrate his first year as president — and to support Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, which saw an exodus of private charity events booked for galas this winter season. The Trumpettes will host a Red, White and Blue Celebration for the first anniversary of Trump’s presidency, ...

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REPORT: Trump Decides Not To Deport Fugitive Chinese Billionaire After Learning He’s A Member At Mar-A-Lago

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump was reportedly on the verge of deporting billionaire Chinese fugitive Guo Wengui, but changed his mind after aides informed him that Guo is a fellow billionaire and a member in good standing at the president’s Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago. According to Vanity Fair‘s Isobel Thompson, Guo is wanted on charges of rape, bribery and kidnapping ...

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Trump Administration Withholds Mar-A-Lago Visitor Logs

Bloomberg reports: A government transparency group vowed on Friday to continue a court battle to open up visitor logs at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, after the administration provided only the names of Japanese staff who attended a February visit from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, one of three government transparency groups that sued ...

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Mar-A-Lago Ordered To Evacuate Ahead Of Irma

The Miami Herald reports: President Donald Trump’s seaside Mar-a-Lago resort has been ordered to evacuate because of Hurricane Irma, along with the barrier islands and low-lying areas of Palm Beach County. About 125,000 Palm Beach residents are being told to leave starting Friday at 10 a.m., according to the Sun Sentinel. All of Florida is under a state of emergency, ...

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More Major Charities Yank Mar-A-Lago Galas: American Red Cross, Susan G. Komen, And Salvation Army

The Washington Post reports: The Salvation Army, the American Red Cross and Susan G. Komen on Friday joined a growing exodus of organizations canceling plans to hold fundraising events at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, deepening the financial impact to President Trump’s private business amid furor over his comments on Charlottesville. The Red Cross said it would cancel its ...

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American Cancer Society Yanks Mar-A-Lago Gala

Earlier today the famed Cleveland Clinic canceled its annual big-ticket fundraiser at Mar-A-Lago over Trump’s campaign to repeal Obamacare and his cuts to federal medical research programs. In the second such blow today, the American Cancer Society just canceled their annual gala at Mar-A-Lago in a statement citing their commitment to diversity – which, perhaps obviously, is a thinly-veiled shot ...

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Cleveland Clinic Yanks Mar-A-Lago Fundraiser

Bloomberg reports: A leading U.S. hospital pulled its annual fundraiser from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on Thursday, reversing course after initially resisting pressure from health professionals and others over the president’s support for repealing the Affordable Care Act and cutting federal budget dollars to medical research. The Cleveland Clinic said in a statement that it decided not to hold the ...

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ANALYSIS: Annual Military Healthcare For Trans Troops Is Equal To Just Four Of Trump’s Trips To Mar-A-Lago

USA Today reports: A report for the Pentagon last year found that transition-related care would cost between about $2.4 and $8.4 million per year — less than 0.14% of the military’s medical budget. That’s roughly the cost of four of Trump’s trips to Mar-A-Lago, GQ noted, even using a conservative estimate of $2 million per trip. And it’s way less ...

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