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Democrats Introduce 'MAR-A-LAGO' Act

They want to know who's visiting the 'winter White House'

(Newser) - Senate Democrats who want to know more about who the president is spending his time with have introduced a bill with an unsubtle name: The MAR-A-LAGO Act—"Make Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act"—calls for Trump to release visitor logs from his Mar-a-Lago estate... More »

Small Airport Businesses to Trump: Your Florida Visits Hurt

Airspace around Mar-a-Lago has been shut down 3 weekends in a row

(Newser) - President Trump wants small businesses to thrive, but his frequent Mar-a-Lago visits have flight schools and other companies at a nearby airport in a financial nosedive, the AP reports. The Secret Service closed Lantana Airport on Friday for the third straight weekend because of the president's return to his... More »

Trump's Florida Visits Have Cost Sheriff $1.5M

In overtime costs

(Newser) - Donald Trump's visits to his South Florida estate since he was elected president have cost the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department $1.5 million in overtime costs, the AP reports. Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is confident the money his department has spent while assisting the Secret Service will be... More »

Trump Going to Benefit That Will Raise Cash for Refugees

International Red Cross to support refugees affected by Trump's order

(Newser) - President Trump will attend Saturday's annual International Red Cross Ball at Mar-a-Lago, which is expected to raise nearly $1 million for the charity, the Palm Beach Post reports. Some of that money will, in the words of a Red Cross spokesperson, be used to "provide basic support" for... More »

Mar-a-Lago Doubles Its Initiation Fee to $200K

Ethics experts call it 'unacceptable,' 'naked profiteering'

(Newser) - Want to join the ranks of those allowed into Donald Trump's "winter White House"? You'll have to double what you would've spent in 2016 for a Mar-a-Lago membership fee, which was increased Jan. 1 from $100,000 to $200,000, sources "close to the... More »

Ivana Weds No. 4

Young Italian actor signs prenup before ceremony

(Newser) - Donald Trump's 59-year-old ex-wife Ivana has married Italian actor Rossano Rubicondi, 36, in a lavish wedding at Trump's palatial Mar-a-Largo club, reports the Palm Beach Post. The Donald himself attended, and the Trumps' daughter, Ivanka, was maid of honor. Fourth hubby Rubicondi, who reportedly bickered over a pre-nuptual agreement, gave... More »

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