Tag Archives: Mar-A-Lago

FLORIDA: Mar-A-Lago Seeks To Hire 78 Foreign Workers

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club has asked permission to hire 78 foreign workers to serve as cooks, waiters and housekeepers during this winter’s social season in Palm Beach, Fla., according to Labor Department data. The club — a for-profit business, which also serves as Trump’s weekend home and “Winter White House” — submitted applications to hire 21 ...

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PALM BEACH: Trump Foundation Donated To Charities After They Relocated Annual Galas To Mar-A-Lago

The Palm Beach Post reports: Nearly all of the $706,000 in donations made by the Donald J. Trump Foundation in Palm Beach County since 2008 went to charities that hosted lavish fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago — the president’s highest-profile business in the county. While the timing and frequency of the donations suggest charities that fete at Mar-a-Lago — especially those that ...

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House Bill Would Reimburse Airports $3.5M For Lost Revenue Because Glorious Leader Is Golfing Nearby

Politico reports: The House appears poised to use at least $3.5 million in federal money to reimburse airports in Florida and New Jersey for financial losses suffered when President Donald Trump stays at his resorts nearby. The language, included in the House’s appropriations bill for transportation spending, appears to target at least three general aviation airports near Trump National Golf ...

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Trump: It’s A Beautiful Day For A Funeral

Of course he already went golfing today: President Trump said Saturday he will watch the funeral services for former First Lady Barbara Bush from his Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump has been in Florida since last weekend. He spent most of Saturday morning at his golf club. The White House said the president would skip Bush’s funeral ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Presser With Japanese PM

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a joint press conference Wednesday amid Abe’s visit to Trump’s golf club in Florida. The pair of leaders will likely address efforts to deter North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. Earlier Wednesday, the president confirmed CIA Director and Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo met directly with ...

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Another Trump Infomercial: Many Leaders “Specifically Request” To Visit Me At The “Southern White House”

“Many of the world’s great leaders request to come to Mar-a-Lago and Palm Beach. They like it. I like it. We’re comfortable. We have great relationships as you remember. It was originally built as the southern White House. It was called the southern White House. It was given to the United States and the Jimmy Carter decided it was too ...

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FLORIDA: Trump Golf Course Entrance Vandalized

ABC News reports: The entrance to Trump International Golf Club, the president’s course du jour while at the so-called Winter White House in Mar-a-Lago, had new decoration on Saturday evening in the form of red paint splattered all over one of the entrance signs. The red paint was tossed haphazardly on the left entrance with a can of paint visible ...

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Trump Golfs For 104th Time Since Taking Office

The Palm Beach Post reports: Good morning. It is party cloudy and 70 degrees in Palm Beach, with a high of 79 degrees and no rain expected today. The president arrived at Palm Beach International Airport last night and went directly to Mar-a-Lago to join his family for the Easter weekend. It’s his 16th presidential visit to Palm Beach. UPDATE ...

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FLORIDA: Junior Parties With Gubernatorial Candidate And Former GOP Rep Booted For Sexting Teen Boys

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, a Republican candidate for Florida governor, attended the Republican Party of Palm Beach County’s Lincoln Day Dinner on Friday night at Mar-a-Lago. The sold-out event was headlined by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Putnam tweeted thanks to host Donald Trump Jr. last night with a photo that included Mark Foley, the ...

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Sarah Palin To Keynote Mar-A-Lago GOP Fundraiser

The Palm Beach Post reports: Sarah Palin will keynote the Palm Beach County Republican Party’s annual Lincoln Day fundraising dinner on Friday at Mar-a-Lago, the party announced today. There’s no word yet on whether the venue’s owner, President Donald Trump, will be in town this weekend to possibly drop in on the dinner. “Surprise guests are always welcome,” says a ...

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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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