Posts Tagged ‘Mar-A-Lago’

President Trump on witness list in Palm Beach lawsuit involving billionaire pedophile

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
President Donald Trump is on a list of witnesses for trial in a Palm Beach lawsuit that pits billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein against a Fort Lauderdale attorney who represents Epstein’s victims.
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An angry weekend follows on heels of frustrations for Donald Trump

Monday, March 6th, 2017
President Donald Trump started his weekend in Florida in a fit of anger over his young administration getting sidetracked just days after his most successful moment in office. He returned to the White House late Sunday derailed — again.
Trump’s frustration appeared to be both the symptom and the cause of his recent woes. Angry about leaks, errant messaging and his attorney general landing in hot water, he fired off a series of tweets that only ensured more distractions.
His staff had hoped to build on the momentum generated by his speech to Congress by rolling out his revamped travel ban

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Report: Robin Bernstein, other Palm Beach residents tapped for ambassadorships

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
Three Palm Beach residents with ties to Donald Trump are expected to be tapped for ambassadorships.
Gossip Extra reported Monday that the president has offered ambassadorships to Robin Bernstein, Patrick Park, and Brian Burns. All three, the website reported, were undergoing background checks this week.
Bernstein is a long-time friend Trump’s, and is the president of Richard Bernstein & Associates, a Palm Beach insurance company. She has a bachelor’s degree from American University and a masters of business administration from George Washington University.
A founding member of the Mar-A-Lago Club, Gossip Extra reported Bernstein is expected to become the ambassador to the

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Donald Trump’s visits to Florida costing sheriff $1.5 million in OT

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
Donald Trump‘s visits to his South Florida estate since he was elected president have cost the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department $1.5 million in overtime costs.
Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is confident the money his department has spent while assisting the Secret Service will be reimbursed by the federal government.
“I do hope he is correct,” said Palm Beach County Administrator Verdenia Baker.
The county sent letters to federal officials in December seeking reimbursement for the overtime security costs from Trump’s five-day visit to the estate called Mar-a-lago in November, the Palm Beach Post reported Tuesday.
Those costs were originally estimated at $250,000, but

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Donald Trump’s Florida estate stirs protests, spurs ethics debate

Monday, February 13th, 2017
President Donald Trump‘s South Florida estate is no longer just the place where he goes to escape.
He has described the sprawling Mar-a-Lago property as the Winter White House and has spent two weekends there so far this month. But it’s also become a magnet for anti-Trump protesters and the subject of an ethics debate over his invitation to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to join him this weekend — with Trump pledging to pay for the accommodations.
Demonstrators plan to assemble Sunday near the estate to protest Trump’s decision on the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The North Dakota project, opposed

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Donald Trump to visit Mac Dill AFB in Tampa on Monday?

Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Donald Trump may make his first visit to MacDill Air Force Base as President on Monday.
The president is spending the weekend at his luxury resort in Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach this weekend, leaving Washington on Friday night and staying through Monday morning.
MacDill is home to the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) and the United States Operations Command (SOCOM), often referred to as the nerve and muscle center of the war on terror.
An official with MacDill told FloridaPolitics that they would respond to confirm whether the president would be traveling to Tampa on Friday, but never did.
If the President does visit the base, it

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Anti-Trump march back on in Florida after brief cancellation

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
A planned weekend protest march outside President Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago resort is back on after two groups took over its organization.
Alex Newell Taylor of Women’s March Florida said Thursday that her group and South Florida Activism have taken over the march from Stephen Milo. He had issued a statement earlier Thursday saying Saturday’s March to Mar-a-Lago was being canceled because of safety concerns.
Newell Taylor says the groups have more experience than Milo in organizing demonstrations and believe they have the expertise to keep it peaceful. She said there will be trained marshals and legal assistants to keep the march

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Palm Beach locals: More security, traffic when Donald Trump visits

Sunday, January 1st, 2017
Local officials and residents in Palm Beach say they’re seeing changes around town when President-elect Donald Trump is at his Mar-a-Lago estate.
Palm Beach Town Manager Tom Bradford says he’s been inundated since before the election with inquiries from residents and reporters about Trump, who is a part-time resident in the town of 8,612 people.
“I could spend my entire day answering people’s questions about the president and the impact and I wouldn’t be able to get any work done,” Bradford told The Palm Beach Post  .
The Post reports that Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office vehicles are now regularly stationed along the

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Donald Trump took $17M in insurance for Mar-a-Lago damage few remember

Monday, October 24th, 2016
Donald Trump said he received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, but The Associated Press found little evidence of such large-scale damage.
Two years after a series of storms, the real estate tycoon said he didn’t know how much had been spent on repairs but acknowledged he pocketed some of the money. Trump transferred funds into his personal accounts, saying that under the terms of his policy, “you didn’t have to reinvest it.”
In a deposition in an unrelated civil lawsuit, Trump said he got the cash from a

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Donald Trump took $17M in insurance for Mar-a-Lago damage few remember

Monday, October 24th, 2016
Donald Trump said he received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, but The Associated Press found little evidence of such large-scale damage.
Two years after a series of storms, the real estate tycoon said he didn’t know how much had been spent on repairs but acknowledged he pocketed some of the money. Trump transferred funds into his personal accounts, saying that under the terms of his policy, “you didn’t have to reinvest it.”
In a deposition in an unrelated civil lawsuit, Trump said he got the cash from a

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AFL-CIO sends out anti-Donald Trump mailers in Florida

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

The AFL-CIO is dropping 67,051 direct mail pieces to union households across Florida this week attacking Donald Trump.
The mailers blast Trump for not hiring local workers at his Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach.
Since 2010, nearly 300 U.S. residents applied or were referred for jobs at Mar-A-Lago, but only 17 were hired, The New York Times reported in February. Concurrently, Mar-A-Lago sought more than 500 visas for foreign workers.
PolitiFact reported documents the resort later filed with the Labor Department showed many of the American applicants weren’t hired because they didn’t meet requirements. Some applicants didn’t want to work split shifts, lacked

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