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Matt Gaetz Tells Trump Backers He Won't Retreat

Speech was to Women for America First at Doral in Miami

(Newser) - "Firebrands don't retreat," Rep. Matt Gaetz told a sympathetic crowd Friday night in Florida, "especially when the battle for the soul of our country calls." The Florida congressman, who is under investigation for possible crimes including sex trafficking, reassured a small Women for America First...

Even at Mar-a-Lago, Jobs Aren't Safe
Mar-a-Lago Grapples
With Job Losses

Mar-a-Lago Grapples With Job Losses

A total of 713 workers have been furloughed at 2 Trump properties in Florida

(Newser) - Even Mar-a-Lago is letting employees go. As the coronavirus cripples Florida's hospital industry, the Palm Beach Post reports that two Trump Organization properties are furloughing "non-essential" staff. A total of 713 are being furloughed in all, with 153 at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach and the rest at Trump...

GOP Blowback Forced Trump U-Turn on Hosting G7 at Resort

'It clearly was an unforced political error'

(Newser) - President Trump blamed "Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility" when he tweeted Saturday that he had abandoned his plan to host the G7 summit at his own resort in Miami—but insiders say it was pushback from Republicans that led to the U-turn. Sources tell the Washington Post...

No Longer Hosting G7: Trump's Resort

Amid criticism, president backs off plan to host summit at family's struggling resort

(Newser) - The 2020 Group of Seven meeting to be hosted to the Trump National Doral resort is no more, with the president rescinding the announcement via tweet late Saturday after taking piles of criticism over the perception that he was enriching himself on the taxpayer dime, reports Politico . "Based on...

Trump Expects Controversy Over Choice of G7 Locale

Next year's summit will be at the president's Miami resort

(Newser) - President Trump has been dropping strong hints for months that he thinks his own resort in Miami should host the next G7 summit. On Thursday, acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made it official: The summit of world leaders will indeed take place at Trump National Doral in June 2020,...

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