Tag Archives: Trump Organization

RNC To Hold Winter Meetings At Trump’s Miami Resort

The Washington Post reports: The Republican National Committee will hold its winter meetings at President Trump’s Doral golf course in Florida next year — awarding another of the party’s most lucrative events to the president’s private business, a party spokesman said Thursday. The multiday event will be held in January at the Trump National Doral. Last month, Trump briefly chose …

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Trump Appeals To SCOTUS: Keep My Financials Hidden

The New York Times reports: President Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to bar his accounting firm from turning over eight years of his tax returns to Manhattan prosecutors. The case, the first concerning Mr. Trump’s personal conduct and business dealings to reach the court, could yield a major ruling on the scope of presidential immunity from criminal investigations. …

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Trump Org Issues 46-Page Sales Pitch For DC Hotel: Buyer Can Make Millions From Foreign Governments

CNN reports: In its effort to sell off the lease to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, the Trump Organization has put together a glossy investor brochure complete with pictures showcasing the hotel’s grandiose architecture, its central location and its spa’s Himalayan salt chamber. The hotel’s biggest selling point though, according to a copy of the brochure seen by CNN, …

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Federal Court Rejects Trump’s Appeal On Financials

The New York Times reports: A full federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to take up President Trump’s appeal of an earlier ruling that his accounting firm must comply with a House committee’s demands and turn over eight years of his financial records. In the latest of a string of court losses for Mr. Trump over his uncompromising vow to …

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Trump Once Sought To Build Ukraine Golf Resort

Politico reports: In 2006, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump traveled to Ukraine to meet with government officials about building a multimillion dollar hotel and golf course in the country. Two years later, Trump Jr. was back to meet with developers. The Trumps were looking to erect luxury resorts across the former Soviet republics, and Ukraine seemed like a promising …

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Special Interest Groups Have Held 100+ Lavish Events At Trump Properties: Private Prisons, Big Oil, And More

Just in from the watchdog group CREW: Private prisons, payday lenders, fossil fuel companies, and dozens of other special interests have learned one important truth about influence in the age of Trump: If you want to gain favor with the president and his administration, it doesn’t hurt to hold lavish events at the properties he still owns and profits from. …

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Trump Hotel Triples Rates For Republican Retreat

From Citizens for Responsibility And Ethics in Washington: The cost of a basic room at Trump’s DC Hotel is nearly three times its average rate on November 7th. Conspicuously, that’s the night between Senate Republicans’ two day retreat at Trump’s Hotel. Filling the hotel with a who’s who of Republican power players serves as an invitation for anyone looking to …

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Trump Organization Seeking To Sell Flagship DC Hotel

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Trump Organization is exploring a sale of the rights to the company’s opulent Washington, D.C., hotel, a move it says is motivated partly by criticism that the Trumps are flouting ethics laws by profiting from the property. President Trump’s family business has hired the real estate firm JLL to market the Trump International Hotel, …

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New Jersey AG Seeks To Revoke Trump Liquor License

Fox News reports: New Jersey’s attorney general is seeking to revoke the liquor license for one of President Trump’s three golf courses in the state in response to a 2015 fatal crash involving an intoxicated driver who flipped his car after he’d just played a round of golf at the club, according to reports. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal …

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Trump Scrubs Name From Manhattan Skating Rinks

ABC New York reports: At two of President Trump’s oldest businesses — a pair of ice rinks in Central Park, which Trump has run since the 1980s — Trump Organization employees did something unusual in the past few weeks. They started removing the Trump name. Now, as skating season begins, the president’s name is gone from the boards around each …

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Watchdog Issues Trump Conflicts Of Interest Tracker

From the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington: As the evidence of President Trump’s conflicts of interest continued to mount, CREW put out two extensive annual reports tallying these conflicts of interest, and published another one last August when the total blew past 2,000. Now, after less than three years in office, President Trump has racked up more than …

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IRELAND: Trump Resort Charged Local Cops €107K For Catering While They Protected Him During Golf Visit

The Irish Herald reports: A €14,000 spend by gardai on sandwich/snack bags for members was part of an overall €107,625 catering payment to the Donald Trump-owned Trump Doonbeg resort in west Clare. That is according to figures released by An Garda Siochana concerning its €11.3m overtime operation put in place to protect the US President during his two-night stay at …

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GOP Group Blasts G7 Pick In Ad Run On Fox & Friends

Mediaite reports: An anti-Trump Republican group is airing an absolutely brutal ad knocking President Donald Trump’s decision to hold the next G7 summit at his own resort, and they’re hitting Trump where it hurts: on Fox & Friends. A group called “Republicans for the Rule of Law” cut an ad pegged to Thursday’s announcement that the next G7 Summit will …

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Tax Docs Show “Fraud” At Trump Manhattan Properties

Pro Publica reports: Documents obtained by ProPublica show stark differences in how Donald Trump’s businesses reported some expenses, profits and occupancy figures for two Manhattan buildings, giving a lender different figures than they provided to New York City tax authorities. The discrepancies made the buildings appear more profitable to the lender — and less profitable to the officials who set …

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Pro-Trump Conference At Trump Resort Shows Video Depicting Trump Murdering Journalists And Opponents

The New York Times reports: A video depicting a macabre scene of a fake President Trump shooting, stabbing and brutally assaulting members of the news media and his political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters at his Miami resort last week, according to footage obtained by The New York Times. Several of Mr. Trump’s top surrogates — …

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REPORT: Cohen To Dish Trump Org To NY Prosecutors

CNN reports: Michael Cohen, the former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, is expected to be brought back to New York for a meeting with state prosecutors where he’s expected to tell them everything he knows, a law enforcement official tells CNN. The information, if deemed credible, could result in Cohen testifying before a grand jury, the official said. …

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SCOTLAND: Trump Golf Resort Has Now Lost $52M

The Scotsman reports: Losses at Donald Trump’s flagship Scottish golf resort have more than doubled to £10m, marking the fifth consecutive year under his ownership it has failed to turn a profit, newly published accounts show. The US president’s Turnberry resort ran up losses of more than £10.7m last year, meaning that since he took over the historic property in …

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SCOTLAND: Trump Org Stiffs Gov On Court Judgment

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump’s family firm is refusing to accept a legal bill worth tens of thousands of pounds after he lost a lengthy court battle against a windfarm near his Aberdeenshire golf course, according to the Scottish government. A Scottish court ruled in February this year the Trump Organization had to pay the Scottish government’s legal costs after …

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Trump Org Bars Anti-Muslim Group’s Mar-A-Lago Gala

The Miami Herald reports: The anti-Muslim organization ACT for America, whose founder once wrote that terrorists attacks represent the “purest form of what the Prophet Mohammed created,” will have to find another venue for its planned Nov. 7 gala — President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club is yanking the welcome mat. “This event will absolutely not be taking place at Mar-a-Lago,” …

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Trump Ordered To Turn Over 8 Years Of NY Tax Returns

The New York Times reports: A federal judge on Monday rejected a bold argument from President Trump that sitting presidents are immune from criminal investigations, allowing the Manhattan district attorney’s office to subpoena eight years of the president’s personal and corporate tax returns. Lawyers for Mr. Trump were expected to appeal the ruling from Judge Victor Marrero of Manhattan federal …

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