Who paid $1,092 for two nights at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club?

President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach. (Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post)

The bill for a two-night stay at Mar-a-Lago in March.

Taxpayers were billed $1,092 so a government official of redacted identity could stay two nights at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in March while the president was spending a weekend in Palm Beach, a transparency advocacy group revealed after getting the information via a Freedom Of Information Act request.

The head of a group called Property of the People argues the $546-a-night payment to a Trump-owned business runs afoul of the domestic emoluments clause in the U.S. Constitution.

But an attorney who helped Trump set up a trust to run his business empire has put forward a different argument.

Click here to read more about the Mar-a-Lago stay at MyPalmBeachPost.com

 

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