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The RNC spent over $250K at Trump’s properties in February — and is still bankrolling his longtime personal bodyguard

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The Republican National Committee spent at least $270,000 at Trump properties in February, the group’s latest fundraising filings show.

BuzzFeed News reported Tuesday that the RNC’s latest Federal Election Commission filings reveal the group used the D.C. Trump International Hotel and the Trump National Doran Miami hotel for “catering and venue services.”

The payments join “the nearly $2 million Republican campaigns and groups have already spent at President Donald Trump’s businesses during his presidency,” BuzzFeed noted.

Along with the hefty payouts to Trump hotels, the RNC is also still paying $15,000 a month to KS Global, the security firm run by the president’s longtime personal bodyguard Keith Schiller. Filings show he is “being paid from the committee’s convention account for security consulting on the site selection process for the 2020 Republican National Convention,” and has been on their payroll since shortly after he left the White House last October.

After analysis of the latest RNC filings were published, the Washington Examiner reported that the group is holding their spring meeting at the Miami Trump hotel in May. It’s unclear whether the hotel booking, which will be a planning meeting for the 2020 Republican National Convention, was reflected on the RNC’s February filings.

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Trump’s golf courses fired these five undocumented workers — now they have a plan to spoil his 2020 launch

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Five undocumented immigrants who worked for President Donald Trump's golf courses for years are planning to crash his big 2020 campaign kickoff rally in Florida on Tuesday.

The New York Daily News reports that the former Trump workers plan on going to his rally to highlight his "cruelty and hypocrisy" for welcoming undocumented immigrants to work at his clubs until they became a political inconvenience.

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Congressmen ask special counsel to bring the hammer down on Jared Kushner for Hatch Act violations

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Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) have asked the Office of Special Counsel to open an investigation into Jared Kushner for alleged violations of the Hatch Act.

According to the congressmen, Kushner violated the law by "engaging in prohibited campaign fundraising activities."

Reports have suggested that Kushner has used his official role in the White House to aid President Donald Trump's reelection effort.

Last week the Office of Special Counsel took the unprecedented step of recommending Kellyanne Conway's removal from service for violations of the Hatch Act.

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‘Black students don’t tip’: Texas restaurant says forcing African-American kids to pay gratuity is not racist

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A restaurant in Cypress, Texas has come under fire after an employee allegedly said that black students "don't tip."

Brittany Blakney told KPRC that she and her friends went to Locatelli’s restaurant to celebrate graduating from Prairie View A&M University.

Blakney said that she was surprised to find out that the server had already added a 15% gratuity to her check.

“He said, 'Black students from Prairie View don’t tip,'” she recalled.

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