White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Thursday announced that next year's G7 summit will be held at Trump National Doral Miami -- and then smugly brushed aside questions about President Donald Trump using his office to personally enrich himself.
Mulvaney's press conference, in which he insisted that the president will not personally profit from holding the meeting there and claimed that it was simply the "best" place to hold the summit, drew harsh and angry reviews from across the web -- check out some of the reactions below.
What gets me isn't so much the audaciousness of the corruption as its sheer pettiness https://t.co/o61TsYv3JD— Paul Krugman (@Paul Krugman)1571332067.0
Foreign powers' money and US taxpayer funds will go directly to benefit @realDonaldTrump and his family at the Dora… https://t.co/YaIqTCUP1V— Ted Lieu (@Ted Lieu)1571332057.0
Trump will absolutely profit from the G-7 being held at his resort in Miami and it's on every reporter to push back… https://t.co/afowl2CK8L— jordan (@jordan)1571331092.0
Trump Doral in Miami in June sounds like a great place to hold G-7...during Hurricane Season. Average temp, 90 degr… https://t.co/MN1EruOpXN— Ana Navarro-Cárdenas (@Ana Navarro-Cárdenas)1571332269.0
i need a vanity fair reporter to stay at doral for 2-3 days and fucking devastatingly pan it as a hotel and eatery— Talia Lavin (@Talia Lavin)1571332388.0
What if they just combined all the stories and held the impeachment hearings at Doral?— John Berman (@John Berman)1571332426.0
Imagine if a Democrat did that?!! Republicans would be outraged!! The highest office in the land has been soiled by… https://t.co/IwMTqfXlgc— John Leguizamo (@John Leguizamo)1571333040.0
There appears to be no bottom to President Trump’s corruption. There is now no question that the American governmen… https://t.co/30EqdyWKql— Citizens for Ethics (@Citizens for Ethics)1571332218.0
🔥GRIFTER🔥 BREAKING: Mick Mulvaney announces: “We’re going to do the 46th #G7....at the Trump (Doral) national faci… https://t.co/TpRk0oCSF9— Dena Grayson, MD, PhD (@Dena Grayson, MD, PhD)1571331159.0
Fucking crooks. Every single one. And the Doral is a glorified fucking Ramada. https://t.co/g1Rq77HQy5— The Hoarse Whisperer (@The Hoarse Whisperer)1571330743.0