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Eric Trump attacks Washington Post as ‘disgraceful’ after story on family golf course not paying taxes

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One of President Donald Trump’s sons lashed out at The Washington Post on Tuesday, calling it a “disgraceful newspaper.

The Washington Post is a disgraceful paper that has zero regard for journalistic integrity,” Eric Trump argued on Twitter. “They are everything that is wrong with the media in this country.”

Eric Trump’s outburst occurred after the newspaper published a story on the family’s Los Angeles golf course not paying taxes.

“President Trump’s company owed $36,200 in delinquent property taxes on its California golf course until Monday — when it paid, after the delinquency was pointed out by The Washington Post,” the newspaper reported. “The county declared them delinquent after Dec. 10.”

The paper explained how the story developed.

“On Monday — after a reporter noticed the delinquent taxes on a county government website — The Post asked the Trump Organization about the unpaid bills,” they explained. “Later that day, the company paid the bills, plus $3,600 in late payment penalties, according to the office of the L.A. County Treasurer and Tax Collector.”

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The Trump Organization declined to explain why the taxes had gone unpaid.

Eric Trump works as the executive vice president of the Trump Organization.

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Questions swirl over Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump’s relationship with billionaire landlord

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A new report draws attention to a controversial mine in Minnesota, raising questions as to whether a potential conflict of interest could have paved the way for its construction.

A conglomerate owned by Chilean billionaire Andrónico Luksic purchased a $5.5 million house in Washington shortly before President Donald Trump assumed office, according to the New York Times. The home was then rented to Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, respectively the new president's son-in-law and daughter, raising questions about whether a potential conflict of interest arose for the new administration in regards to policy pertaining to Antofagasta, the conglomerate controlled by Luksic.

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Trump’s horsewhip-carrying chief of protocol will resign after intimidating State Department staff: report

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President Donald Trump's chief of protocol plans to step down just ahead of the G-20 summit in Japan, according to Bloomberg News.

Sean Lawler, whose job includes assisting the president in diplomatic talks overseas and with foreign leaders in the White House, faces an investigation from the State Department's inspector general for intimidating subordinates, including carrying a horsewhip around the office.

The president reportedly did not care for Lawler, at one point asking officials why he still works at the White House.

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Jerry Falwell, Jr blasted as ‘un-Christian prat’ after trying to defend Donald Trump in battle with Southern Baptist ethics chief

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Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. was ripped online for attempting to rationalize President Donald Trump's detention camps for children.

Dr. Russell Moore, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, posted on Twitter an Associated Press story on the "perilous conditions" at a Texas Border Patrol station holding 300 children.

"The reports of the conditions for migrant children at the border should shock all of our consciences. Those created in the image of God should be treated with dignity and compassion, especially those seeking refuge from violence back home. We can do better than this," Moore wrote.

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