From: Alan Baker <alangbaker@telus.net>
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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From: Alan Baker <alangbaker@telus.net>
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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: Mon, 1 Jan 2018 08:49:52 -0800
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On 2017-12-31 2:49 PM, Dene wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Dec 2017 14:30:26 -0800, Alan Baker<alang...@telus.net>
> wrote:
> - hide quoted text -
> 
>> On 2017-12-31 2:23 PM, Dene wrote:
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> http://www.businessinsider.com/how-much-has-trump-golfed-gone-to-ma...
>>>
>>> ————————
>>>
>>> That comes under the heading of BFD.
>>
>> It was apparently a VBFD when Obama was president...
>>
>> ...but now you hypocrites don't care.
>>
>>> But whatever turns you on…
>>>
> Fucking unbelievable
> 
> I have no recollection of ever caring about Obama’s vacations or golf game. What bothered me
about him is that he didn’t do a damn thing domestically for six years.
> 
> What is truly unbelievable is that you use a troll as a conduit to talk to me.
> Thought you had bigger stones than that.
> 

As usual, you assume everything revolves around you...