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Trump planning to raise $2 billion for a presidential library, likely in Florida: report

Added 01-17-21 08:14:02pm EST - “After the Jan. 6 US Capitol riots, some former Trump advisors are skeptical of the president's expensive proposal.” - Businessinsider.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Businessinsider.com: “Trump planning to raise $2 billion for a presidential library, likely in Florida: report”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Donald Trump is relaying to supporters and GOP donors that he wants to raise $2 billion for a presidential library and museum, according to The Washington Post.

No official announcements have been made, but the presidential library is "likely" to be in Florida, home of the outgoing president's Mar-a-Lago resort and the most probable political base for the his eldest daughter and son, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr.

The Post reported that Trump wants Dan Scavino, social media director and White House deputy chief of staff for communications, to lead the ambitious effort. The president is reportedly convinced that he can raise the necessary funds through small-dollar donations from his political base.

However, after the January 6 Capitol riots, where five people were killed, several former Trump advisors are skeptical of the expensive proposal. After being impeached for the second time, with 10 House GOP members voting for his removal from office, Trump is mired in a unforgiving position.

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