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Trump Organization store no longer advertising bath soap listing the White House as a ‘Trump Hotel’: report

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The official retail website of The Trump Organization is no longer advertising bars of soap that referred to the White House as a “Trump hotel.”

Journalist Zach Everson, who specializes in reporting on Trump Hotel DC, reported on Thursday that the Trump Store had debuted a spring collection to celebrate the blooming of cherry blossoms in Washington, DC.

“Four items now for sale showcase the White House—including a bar of soap with ‘Trump Hotels’ hovering over 1600 Pennsylvania Ave,” Everson reported.

As Everson updated on Tuesday, the image on the website had been changed.

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“It no longer displays the White House underneath “Trump Hotels.”

“Instead it shows the Lincoln Memorial and Capitol underneath “Trump Hotels.” Improvement?” he asked.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this story said the Trump Organization was no longer selling these bars of soap. As Everson clarified after publication, “it’s just not being shown in the ad.”


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