Trump has spent much of his Sunday raging at Democrats on Twitter for thwarting his planning G-7 crime spree that would have violated the Constitution.
So interesting that, when I announced Trump National Doral in Miami would be used for the hosting of the G-7, and then rescinded due to Do Nothing Democrat/Fake News Anger, very few in Media mentioned that NO PROFITS would be taken, or would be given FREE, if legally permissible!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 20, 2019
Trump is clearly angry that Democrats stopped his plan to make millions of dollars by hosting the G-7 at his failing Doral golf club. Trump was never going to give away the hotel rooms. The Trump Organization told the press that the government would be billed “at cost,” which is a meaningless term since Donald Trump would set the cost for his own hotel rooms.
The bigger issue is that Trump still hasn’t denied that he was prepared to take millions of dollars from foreign governments by hosting the G-7 at his club. That is the bigger and potentially criminal issue. If Trump used the information on the bids of his competitors to underbid them for the G-7, that is against the law. There was never going to be any real discount to foreign governments who are coming to the US for the G-7.
Trump views the presidency as an infomercial for his business.
The G-7 was going to be Donald Trump’s big score, but Democrats stopped him, and that is why the president is raging on Twitter over a crime spree that never was.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a 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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