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Trump has figured out how to get taxpayers to renovate one of his golf courses: MSNBC panel

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President Donald Trump has figured out how to have taxpayers pay to renovate his Trump National Doral Miami golf course, according to an analysis by MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle.

“Before setting himself on fire on Ukraine yesterday, Mick Mulvaney came into the White House briefing room to break to the nation the fact the that the Trump Doral golf resort turns out to be — in his estimation, organically, just sitting there — the best possible place to have a G-7 Summit of world leaders,” MSNBC’s Brian Williams reported. “That was provision number one. There’s no better place that we can find. Number two was, the president will not profit from said G-7.”

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“You happen to disagree with Mulvaney on both counts. Why?” Williams asked.

“I woke up this morning to calls from former administration officials and hotel developers that said, ‘I can’t listen to this for one more minute.’ For Mick Mulvaney to say the president is not going to profit, he’ll be doing this as cost — what does “at cost” mean? In the month of June, you tell me, are you vacationing at a golf resort in Miami? Miami is absolutely dead in the month of June,” Ruhle explained. “Costs are already sunk. The president and his business are paying a whole lot of money to keep that resort open and no one is staying at a golf resort in Miami in June. So they’re already losing money. Now the G-7 summit will take place there and they’ll make a whole lot of money.”

“For Mulvaney to say the president is not going to be making money, he’s doing it at cost, is absolutely disingenuous,” she charged.

“And you believe taxpayers will end up footing some of the cost anyway?” Williams asked.

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“Without a doubt,” Ruhle replied.

“To say the G-7 is just for a couple of weeks, they’ll be making money then, a former administration official said to me, you will see this hotel packed for 50 to 100 nights if you figure in all the logistics, the advance teams, all the preparations, and the people who will need to stay there ahead of the summit,” she reported.

“And then when the event is over, they’re going to have to put it back to normal. So when they put, for example, helipads down on the golf course, they need to be removed after. When they’re removed, guess what’s going to need to happen? Renovate that golf course — paid for by taxpayers,” Ruhle explained.

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Trump falsely claims Ivanka ‘created 14 million jobs’: ‘That’s all she wants to talk about’

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While speaking to the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday, President Donald Trump praised his daughter Ivanka, who he claimed had "created 14 million jobs."

"We launched the Pledge to America’s Workers, Trump explained, "367 private sector partners are providing more than 14 million skills and career training opportunities for U.S. Workers."

Trump then gave Ivanka Trump credit for the jobs.

'My daughter, Ivanka, that’s all she wants to talk about," he said. "I say, 'Ivanka, can we please talk something about.' [Ivanka replies,] 'No. I met with Wal-Mart.'"

Trump added: "When she started this 2 1/2 years ago, her goal was 500,000 jobs. She’s now created 14 million jobs."

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Trump official busted inflating her resume to comical proportions — including phony Time magazine cover

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A senior State Department official has been caught falsifying her qualifications -- and even created a phony Time magazine cover with her own face on it.

Mina Chang, the deputy assistant secretary in the State Department's Bureau of Conflict and Stability Operations, falsely claimed to be a Harvard graduate and inflated the scope of her nonprofit organization's work, reported NBC News.

Chang, who joined the State Department in April, was connected to the administration by Brian Bulatao, a top official in the State Department and longtime friend of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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Trump discussed WikiLeaks dumps with Roger Stone — and bragged more were coming: Rick Gates

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A key witness in Roger Stone's trial gave a first-hand account of President Donald Trump discussing WikiLeaks dumps with Roger Stone.

Rick Gates, who served as Trump's deputy campaign chairman and is a longtime associate of the imprisoned Paul Manafort, testified Tuesday that he heard the Republican nominee discuss WikiLeaks disclosures of stolen emails with Stone in a phone call during a car ride.

Stone, a longtime Trump associate and GOP operative, is standing trial on charges of obstructing justice, witness tampering and lying to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee as part of the probe of Russian interference in the election.

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