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RNC's Doral Fundraiser Will Pour Money Into Donald Trump's Pocket. Again.


Added 06-15-19 12:54:07am EST - “President Trump’s visit to his Miami resort will also let him play more golf, with taxpayers picking up most of the tab.” - Huffpost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Huffpost.com: “RNC’s Doral Fundraiser Will Pour Money Into Donald Trump’s Pocket. Again.”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Republican National Committee is funneling yet more money into President Donald Trump’s pocket, with a fundraiser at his Doral, Florida, golf course that will likely incur hundreds of thousands of dollars in expenses.

Trump is appearing there for a Wednesday lunch with a six-figure ticket price that is expected to bring in several million dollars for the party and his campaign. The party has already paid his golf resort $84,822 in advance, and will likely pay at least that much afterward.

Trump is to arrive there Tuesday night following a fundraiser and rally in Orlando. “My guess is he wants to play golf in the morning,” said one informal White House adviser on condition of anonymity.

“At this point, it’s clear that President Trump’s top priority is making himself money,” said Jordan Libowitz of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a group that has sued Trump for violating the Constitution’s emoluments clause.

“Money being given for the purpose of electing officials is going right into his bank account, and he makes a promotional appearance at the business he still owns,” Libowitz added.

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