An organization paid to rent out ballrooms at Trump’s hotel where the main speaker was Trump’s own vice president Mike Pence.
Vice President Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were scheduled to speak this week at President Trump’s hotel in Washington — lending their names to events put on by a paying customer of Trump’s private business.
Pence spoke Thursday night at the hotel, during a gala put on by the Concerned Women for America, a 40-year-old conservative nonprofit organization that says it promotes “Biblical values and Constitutional principles.” Tickets to that event cost at least $99, according to the group’s website.
The speech came after Pence was already in the middle of a firestorm for using taxpayer resources to stay at Trump’s private club in Ireland, even though it was hundreds of miles and required a coast to coast flight for Pence to attend his daily meetings.
Pence’s speech is a perfect example of why it is so important that the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment investigation includes Trump profiteering from the presidency and corruption.
Trump has turned the entire Executive Branch into a money-making scam for his family and his business, and Mike Pence is just as dirty as Donald Trump.
Pence is allowing himself to be pimped out for presidential profit, and that is why the Trump stink will never come off of Mike Pence and political career will end with Trump’s.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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