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Subject: Re:Trump has now spent more than a 3rd of his presidency at hisproperties and a 4th at his golf clubs
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Subject: Re:Trump has now spent more than a 3rd of his presidency at his
properties and a 4th at his golf clubs
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2017 16:59:05 -0600 (CST)
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Carbon<> Wrote in message:
> President Donald Trump has spent a lot of time at his properties or golf
> clubs during his first year in office.
> He has spent more than 33% of his days at a Trump property.
> Additionally, he spent more than 25% of his days at his golf clubs.
> President Donald Trump has spent a significant chunk of his first year in
> office at his properties or golf clubs.
> On Tuesday, when he ventured to the Trump International Golf Club in
> Florida, Trump marked his 85th day at one of his golf clubs since becoming
> president.
> Since Trump is staying at his Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach,
> Florida for Christmas, Tuesday also happened to be the 111th day the
> president spent at a Trump property since his inauguration in January, as
> The Washington Examiner's Kelly Cohen noted in a White House pool report.
> Added up, and Trump has spent more than 33% of his presidency at a Trump
> property since taking office. And on more than 25% of his days in office,
> Trump was at one of his golf clubs.
> The trips have been met with backlash from some who note that a
> considerable amount of taxpayer dollars have been spent on the president's
> frequent travels to-and-from his properties, as well as at the properties
> themselves, which benefit the bottom line of Trump's business empire.
> Former President "George W. Bush went to his ranch in Crawford, Texas, a
> lot, but it's not like you could rent the bedroom next to his," Jordan
> Libowitz, a spokesman for the ethics watchdog group Citizens for
> Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, told The Wall Street Journal. The
> publication also noted that Trump has spent roughly 80 days at either his
> Bedminster, New Jersey golf club or at Mar-a-Lago.
> Trump also had blasted former President Barack Obama while he was in
> office for having played what Trump considered to be too much golf.
> "Can you believe that,with all of the problems and difficulties facing the
> U.S., President Obama spent the day playing golf," Trump tweeted in 2014.
> "Worse than Carter."
> An April poll found that, while Trump had played more golf than Obama
> during the same span, Trump voters still thought Obama made more trips to
> the golf course.
> The president has played golf with a myriad of leaders and famous golfers
> throughout the year, including Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Rand
> Paul, as well as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
> Graham claimed after a round of golf with Trump that the president shot 73
> for an 18-hole round, an incredible number that is roughly par for a
> full-round.
> On Tuesday, Trump golfed with Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia,
> known as one of the best golfers in Congress, PGA player Bryson
> DeChambeau, and former PGA player Dana Quigley, according to the pool
> report.

Oddly Trump has done more in one year than Obama did on eight.