President Trump will hold a high-dollar fundraiser in Washington for the Republican National Committee, according to the Washington Examiner. He will also host the World Series champion Chicago Cubs at the White House, according to Chicago news outlets.
President Obama is making Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous look like a club for paupers.
He left the country a complete mess, heavily indebted and still at war overseas – with new wars beckoning – but that isn’t stopping him from treating himself to the spoils of his book sales, future and past, and a cascade of cash that will flow for years from public speaking gigs.
According to Fox, this is making some Democrats uneasy.
Since leaving office in late January, Obama has visited late actor Marlon Brando’s private island; the Four Seasons in Bali — where rooms cost upward of $2,000 per night; a Palm Springs estate; Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island; the exclusive Mid Pacific Country Club in Oahu; the 13th-century Borgo Finocchieto in Tuscany; and the Rising Sun, Hollywood studio mogul David Geffen’s private yacht.
“These are some of the most luxurious travel destinations in the world. Many of our clients spend tens of thousands of dollars or more to stay at these resorts, which cater to the most discriminating and demanding guests,” said Kendra Thornton, travel expert and owner of luxury travel agency Royal Travel. “For example, Necker Island has a nightly price tag of $80,000. Anyone who stays at these properties does so because they want the best of the best.”
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That’s fine. A company has a right to make money. Just, let’s be honest about it. Project Veritas scored again, this time surreptitiously recording a CNN producer who admits that money is driving CNN’s obsession with the Russia investigation story, and that the coverage persists even though there is no evidence of collusion or wrongdoing by… Continue Reading
President Trump will speak by phone today with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland, according to the Irish press. Trump today also will meet with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to try to secure his support for the Senate Obamacare replacement bill. Continue Reading
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The Supreme Court Monday reversed lower court opinions and allowed a portion of President Trump’s travel ban to go into effect, barring entry to some who hail from six countries where terrorist organizations operate. The new opinion could still be reversed. The Justices plan to hear oral arguments on the case in October. The loophole… Continue Reading
When Obamacare was being passed, some conservatives said darkly that it was just a stalking horse for the Democrats’ Holy Grail, a single-payer program, through which the government provides health care for all. These conservatives said Obamacare wasn’t workable, that Democrats knew it, and that once it failed, they would be calling for single-payer in… Continue Reading