President Donald Trump used his official Twitter feed to tout an accolade for one in every of his lodges, regardless of claims that he has violated ethics legal guidelines through the use of his lodge chain for presidency business.
“Proud to announce that @TrumpNewYork has just been named the #1 ‘Best Hotel in the World!'” stated a Trump Organization tweet, retweeted by the president.
“Congratulations to our remarkable team,” it stated.
The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Manhattan was given prime billing in a readers’ survey by “Luxury Lifestyle Magazine.” The chain’s Washington department was listed at quantity 9 within the survey.
– The Trump Organization (@Trump) September 12, 2019
As president, Trump says he has handed off management of his business empire.
However, he faces mounting accusations from his opponents that he’s doubtlessly breaking the regulation through the use of the presidency to spice up his lodge and golf course manufacturers.
The US Air Force introduced a evaluate this week following an uproar over the revelation that crews have been billeted on the luxurious Trump Turnberry in Scotland throughout layovers on long-distance flights.
Similar questions have been raised over the ethics of Vice President Mike Pence and his entourage staying on the Trump household’s Doonbeg golf resort in Ireland this month whereas on an official go to to the nation.
Trump makes common use of his personal golf programs in Florida, New Jersey and Virginia.
While on the G7 summit in France, he pitched his Doral resort in Florida because the venue for subsequent 12 months’s gathering, arguing that his property is nearly distinctive within the United States as an appropriate location for the large occasion.
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