Tag Archives: Mar-A-Lago

Trump Organization Lays Off Mar-A-Lago Staffers

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club has furloughed 153 employees, extending the Trump Organization’s growing list of layoffs to one of the president’s favorite destinations, according to a new filing in Florida. The Palm Beach private club — where Trump often meets foreign leaders, and his recently chosen primary residence — has been closed since late March. As …

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Mar-A-Lago Forced To Shutter Under Governor’s Order

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort closed its doors on Friday, The New York Times reports. The closure comes as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order that called for non-essential businesses and beaches in Broward and Palm Beach counties to close due to the coronavirus. According to The Miami Herald, all bars, clubs, and restaurants that …

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Trump Donors Paid Mar-A-Lago Tens Of Thousands To Fund Lavish 51st Birthday Party For Junior’s Girlfriend

The New York Times reports: It was a lavish birthday party for Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle. The setting was Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s private club in Palm Beach, Fla. The guest list included dozens of Trump family members and friends. But when it came to picking up the tab, hands went out to other attendees. Among them were at …

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Mar-A-Lago Getting “Deep Clean” After Virus Cases

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort is undergoing a deep clean after multiple cases of coronavirus were confirmed at the club, a member confirmed to CNN. Members were notified via email that the Palm Beach, Florida, club, including its grand ballroom, will be closed Monday for a cleaning, with the exception of the beach club, which is separate to …

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Third Mar-A-Lago Guest Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The Washington Post reports: Acting Brazilian Ambassador Nestor Forster, who sat at President Trump’s table Saturday night during a dinner at Mar-a-Lago, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the embassy said Friday night. Forster is the third person who visited the president’s South Florida resort last weekend to test positive for the novel virus. The White House acknowledged the additional …

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Mar-A-Lago To Host Large Fundraiser Despite Virus

The Palm Beach Post reports: Hours after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested that cities consider limiting large gatherings — more than 250 people — to curb the spread of coronavirus, a local dog-rescue charity said it is moving forward with a sold-out fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago expected to draw over 700 people including President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump. Big Dog …

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Graham In Self-Quarantine After Mar-A-Lago Visit

Via press release from Graham’s office: Senator Graham was at Mar-a-Lago last weekend. He has no recollection of direct contact with the President of Brazil, who is awaiting results of a coronavirus test, or his spokesman who tested positive. However, in an abundance of caution and upon the advice of his doctor, Senator Graham has decided to self-quarantine awaiting the …

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No Press For Surprise Bolsonaro Mar-A-Lago Meeting

The Guardian reports: The president is heading to his private resort club Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Florida, later today and is holding a fundraiser this evening. But Donald Trump revealed this morning that he is also meeting with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro at the club this weekend. “He wanted to have dinner,” Trump told reporters. The meeting is expected …

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Shots Fired In Mar-A-Lago Security Breach Attempt

Heavy.com reports: A woman may have tried to crash the gate at Mar-a-Lago, leading to shots being fired at President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach property, according to a local news report by WSVN-7 News. WSVN-7 News reported that Palm Beach Sheriff’s office sources told the station there was an incident at Mar-a Lago in Palm Beach on January 31, 2020. …

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SO GLAD YOU’RE HERE: New Video Shows RNC Chair Mingling With Giuliani’s Thugs At Mar-A-Lago Event

Politico reports: New video released by the attorney for Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani who worked to drum up an investigation of Joe Biden out of Ukraine, appears to show Parnas and his business partner Igor Fruman mingling with Trump and GOP officials at a donor event in April 2018. The recording …

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GOP Donors Get Iran Strike Details Denied To Congress

CNN reports: President Trump recounted minute-by-minute details of the US strike that killed Iran’s top military commander during remarks to high-dollar Republican donors at his South Florida estate, according to audio obtained by CNN. In his speech — held inside the gilded ballroom on his Mar-a-Lago property — he claimed that Soleimani was “saying bad things about our country” before …

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Mar-A-Lago Security Has Cost Local Govt $13.7 Million

The Palm Beach Post reports: The federal government reimbursed the county nearly $10 million for expenses through September 2018. The county is waiting to be paid for $3.8 million racked up in the fiscal year that ended in October. Local governments and law enforcement spent $13.7 million to protect President Donald Trump during the 27 visits he and his family …

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Secret Service Probes Redacted Incident At Mar-A-Lago

The Palm Beach Post reports: Palm Beach police say they are conducting an “open and active criminal investigation” at Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s South Florida estate, following an unspecified incident Monday night. The Secret Service is leading the investigation and no arrest has yet been made, according to the Palm Beach Police Department. Michael Ogrodnick, a police spokesman, declined further …

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Trump Hinted To Mar-A-Lago Guests About Airstrike

The Daily Beast reports: In the five days prior to launching a strike that killed Iran’s most important military leader, Donald Trump roamed the halls of Mar-a-Lago, his private resort in Florida, and started dropping hints to close associates and club-goers that something huge was coming. According to three people who’ve been at the president’s Palm Beach club over the …

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Another Chinese National Arrested At Mar-A-Lago

CNN reports: A Chinese woman was arrested Wednesday and charged with trespassing on President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property, according to Palm Beach Police, in the second time this year that a Chinese national been arrested for intruding on the premises. Jing Lu, 56, allegedly trespassed on the Palm Beach resort and was asked to leave by security, Palm Beach Police …

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Trump To Spend Holidays At Impeach-A-Lago

The Palm Beach Post reports: President Donald Trump will be home for Christmas. The president, who this year declared Florida his residence, is expected to spend at least two weeks at Mar-a-Lago with his family for the holidays. Trump’s likely arrival later this week coincides with Turning Point USA’s annual Student Action Summit in West Palm Beach. Among the speakers …

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Roseanne To Headline Mar-A-Lago “Trumpettes Gala”

The Palm Beach Post reports: Controversial comedienne Roseanne Barr will be the honored guest at the next Trumpettes gala, The Palm Beach Post has learned exclusively. Trumpettes USA Inc.’s third annual gala, will be held at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate on Feb. 1, the evening before the Super Bowl. The choice date — a Saturday evening at the height …

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Trump Makes 100th Mar-A-Lago Visit As President

Via the watchdog group CREW: President Trump hit an important milestone as he returned to Florida over the Thanksgiving holiday: 100 visits to Mar-a-Lago. In 1,040 days as president, he has prioritized visiting his properties over the course of his presidency, making time for nearly 400 visits to the businesses that he still owns and profits from. Of all of …

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Anti-Muslim Hate Group To Hold Mar-A-Lago Gala

The Washington Post reports: A far-right group that believes Islamists are infiltrating the U.S. government will hold a banquet Saturday night at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club, according to a permit issued for the event. The group, the Center for Security Policy, has also spread the false idea that former president Barack Obama is a Muslim and alleged that mainstream Muslim …

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Another Hate Group Schedules Gala At Mar-A-Lago

The Palm Beach Post reports: Another anti-Muslim group has scheduled a fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago, prompting the nation’s largest Muslim advocacy group to again ask the Trump Organization to cancel an event sponsored by such a group. The Center for Security Policy, a Washington, DC think-tank whose founder, Frank Gaffney [photo] once suggested President Barack Obama was a Muslim and that …

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