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Trump’s Scotland golf resort is losing millions of dollars: report

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President Donald Trump’s golf course in Scotland is losing millions of dollars and has yet to turn a profit, reported Bloomberg.

Trump owns the 800-acre resort called Turnberry in Scotland’s West Coast. This resort saw a loss of 4.64 million pounds in 2017, which is equal to over $6 million dollars.

Eric Trump called the business at Turnberry, “competitive and challenging. [There are] factors that can be heightened by adverse weather conditions.”

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“The crash in the oil price and economic downturn experienced in the northeast of Scotland has, however, resulted in a drop to local spending and consequently, revenues have decreased by 3 percent,” Eric Trump wrote. “By establishing cost controls and containment, the property was able to reduce its loss.”

Trump’s business loss highlights how his presidency has impacted his personal life. When Trump visited the resort in July he was greeted with protesters.

Trump also hasn’t made a profit from his resort in Aberdeen that opened in 2012.

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Trump-appointed judge delivers major blow to president’s efforts to keep his taxes secret

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President Donald Trump on Monday suffered yet another legal defeat in his quest to keep his tax returns a secret -- and it came at the hands of one of the president's own appointees.

CNN reports that Trump-appointed Judge Carl Nichols the of United States District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled that the president cannot sue the state of New York in his court to prevent the release of his taxes.

In his ruling, Nichols found that Trump's attorneys failed to establish a so-called "conspiracy jurisdiction" based on his accusations that New York Attorney General Letitia James is a co-conspirator with House Democrats in a plot to improperly reveal the president's personal financial information.

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‘It’s not a game show’: Soledad O’Brien reams CNN host for fretting over impeachment TV ratings

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Soledad O'Brien, a former CNN host, slammed the network over the weekend for what she referred to as "Cillizza-level inanity," referring to contributor Chris Cillizza.

In a Sunday segment on CNN's Reliable Sources, host Brian Stelter wondered about the ratings for the "first episode" of the public impeachment hearings.

"I hate to talk this way," Stelter said. "Will the Democrats put on a powerful first episode? Will they convince people to keep watching?"

"Why is CNN so stupid about important shit?" O'Brien wrote on Twitter. "This is Cillizza-level inanity. Brian should be ashamed of himself."

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McConnell refuses to buy into Matt Bevin’s election ‘irregularities’ complaints: ‘We’ll have a different governor in three weeks’

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't sound like he'll spend any of his political capital fighting to overturn Gov. Matt Bevin's apparent election loss.

The Kentucky Republican agreed that Bevin appeared to have lost his re-election bid to Democrat Andy Beshear, but he declined to say whether the governor should concede the race, reported the Lexington Herald Leader.

“I’m sorry Matt came up short," McConnell said, "but he had a good four years and all indications are, barring some dramatic reversal on the recanvass, we’ll have a different governor in three weeks."

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