Tag Archives: Mar-A-Lago

Melania Flies Alone To Mar-A-Lago On Government Jetliner After Trump Cancels Pelosi’s Trip To Visit Troops

The New York Post reports: Hours after President Trump grounded House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned trip to visit the troops in Afghanistan, first lady Melania Trump was winging her way to Mar-a-Lago — on a government jet. Politico writer Jake Sherman made the discovery while listening to air traffic control and noted that EXEC1F was headed to Palm Beach airport. …

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Trump Cancels New Year’s Eve Plans Because Shutdown

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump has cancelled his New Year’s plans and will stay in Washington, D.C., as the government shutdown continues, incoming acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said in an interview with Fox News on Friday. “He cancelled his plans for Christmas, now he’s cancelled his plans for New Year’s,” Mulvaney said. “The president is very heavily engaged …

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Trump Charges Public For Mar-A-Lago’s New Year’s Eve Party Tents As Partial Government Shutdown Continues

Government Executive reports: Even as much of the federal government grinds to a halt, Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort still needs tents for the winter party season—and taxpayers are footing at least $54,000 of the bill. According to government spending data, Grimes Events & Party Tents Inc. of Delray Beach, Florida was paid $54,020 by the U.S. Secret Service on December 19 …

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Trump To Spend 16 Days At Mar-A-Lago Over Holidays

The Palm Beach Post reports: President Donald Trump is expected to spend 16 days at Mar-a-Lago over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, according to an alert issued by the Federal Aviation Administration this morning. The alert warns pilots to avoid the airspace over Mar-a-Lago during the more than two-week time frame, from Dec. 21 to Jan. 6. Trump’s extended …

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Mar-A-Lago Trio Had Sway Over $10B VA Project

ProPublica reports: Newly released emails about the three Trump associates who secretly steered the Department of Veterans Affairs show how deeply the trio was involved in some of the agency’s most consequential matters, most notably a multibillion-dollar effort to overhaul electronic health records for millions of veterans. Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach physician Bruce Moskowitz and lawyer …

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Another Mar-A-Lago Member To Get Ambassadorship

The Palm Beach Post reports: President Donald Trump is said to be ready to nominate couture handbag designer and Palm Beach resident Lana Marks to become ambassador to South Africa, making her the fourth member of the Mar-a-Lago Club that the president has tapped for an ambassadorship. The potential nomination of yet another Mar-a-Lago member to a top post in …

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ProPublica Report: Three Mar-A-Lago Members Are Secretly Wielding “Sweeping Influence” On VA Policies

ProPublica reports: Last February, shortly after Peter O’Rourke became chief of staff for the Department of Veterans Affairs, he received an email from Bruce Moskowitz with his input on a new mental health initiative for the VA. “Received,” O’Rourke replied. “I will begin a project plan and develop a timeline for action.” O’Rourke treated the email as an order, but …

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WaPo: Help Us Identify Trump’s Golfing Partners

The Washington Post reports: On 111 days of his presidency, Trump has traveled to a golf course and spent several hours there. On a handful of occasions, he or the White House or his golf partners have revealed/admitted that he was playing golf. On most occasions, they haven’t — and the question of who joined him for his hours-long foray …

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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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