A Reporter Stakes Out Donnie’s Washington Hotel

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The Trump family is reportedly exploring a sale of the Trump Hotel in Washington D.C., partly out of concerns raised by ethics watchdogs and emoluments lawsuits that the president is profiting off of his presidency. The Trumps are right to be (belatedly) worried. I know the Trump Hotel D.C. pretty well, and I feel confident saying there is plenty more where those red flags came from.

My daily look at who is patronizing the president’s D.C. hotel started as research in July 2017 for what became one sentence in a 5,500-word feature for Condé Nast Traveler.

After two years of observation, I’ve learned three big things about how people use the Trump hotel to curry favor with the president, all while he profits.


Article submitted by, Great Gazoo.