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Trump, the Emoluments Clause, and Stealing Tax Payer Money

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August 27th, 2020

Trump’s Company Charged the U.S. Government More Than $900,000

March 5th, 2020

New Documents Show Trump Organization Has Charged Secret Service $628,000 Since 2017

Sources: The Hill
February 7th, 2020

US Taxpayers Have Shelled Out At Least $471,000 to Trump's Properties

Sources: Business Insider
November 14th, 2019

RNC to Hold Winter Meetings at Trump Property

Less than a month after Trump announced the 2020 G7 Summit would be held at his Doral property, and then, due to severe backlash, changed his decision, the Republican National Committee (RNC), has decided to hold their winter meeting at Doral. One way or the other, Trump is going to get paid.
Sources: The Hill
October 20th, 2019

Only After Severe Pushback, Trump Will No Longer Host the G7 Summit at His Own Property

After pushback from Democrats, Republicans, and the media, Trump cancels his plans to host the G7 Summit at his own property. Hosting the G7 Summit would have brought significant profits to the Trump Organization. Trump immediately began playing the innocent victim.
Sources: BBC
October 17th, 2019

Trump Awards Himself the 2020 G7 Summit

President Trump awards himself the 2020 G7 Summit. The 2020 summit will be held at Trump Doral golf resort outside Miami, the White House announced. This will direct millions of US tax payer money and foreign money directly into his own business and his own pocket. This is the newest and clearest violation of the Constitution's Emoluments Clause.
September 18th, 2019

Trump is Making the Military Stay at his Hotels

Trump continues to use his resorts, golf courses, and hotels to steal US tax payer money. This time, he is stealing money from the military.
Sources: Politico Vox
September 2nd, 2019

Trump "Suggests" Pence Stay at his Hotel in Ireland...180 Miles Away...and He Does It

Pence had a scheduled visit to Ireland to attend meetings in Dublin. Pence decided to stay at a Trump owned hotel, 180 miles away, on the other side of the country, sending more tax payer money into Trump's pocket.
Sources: Vox
August 28th, 2019

AG Bill Barr Decides to Spend $30,000 at a Trump Hotel

Attorney General William Barr has decided to throw a family Christmas party. So of course, he picks a Trump hotel to host his party, sending his master $30,000.
Sources: Vox USA Today
June 11th, 2019

Greg Pence Funnels Campaign Money Into Trumps Hotel

Greg Pence, fresham congressman, spent over $20,000 of campaign funds at Trump properties. After being questioned by USA Today, Pence's campaign filed an amended FEC report to make these expenditures appear legal.
Sources: USA Today
March 5th, 2019

T-Mobile Spends $195,000 at Trump Hotel While Waiting for Government Merger Approval

While waiting for the approval/rejection of a proposed Sprint/T-Mobile merger, T-Mobile executives spend $195,000 at a Trump owned hotel. T-Mobile is "confident" it's not a big deal. Others are more honest.
Sources: Vox Washington Post
February 9th, 2017

Saudi-Funded Lobbyists Spend over $270,000 at Trump Hotels

Lobbyists funded by Saudi Arabia and representing Saudi Arabia's interests, spent over $270,000 at a Trump hotel. Within a month of Trump being elected, they reserved over 500 nights of rooms at his Washington hotel. The lobbyists were trying to protect Saudi Arabia from being financially punished for their role in 9/11.