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Mar-A-Lago Hotel Bill For Government Official Emerges Online

By Koh Mochizuki

The transparency group Property of the People recently obtained receipts that show taxpayers are footing the bill when government officials stay at hotels President Trump owns. Profits for Trump's personal properties are managed by Donald Trump Jr. and held in a trust to which the President has unlimited access, which violates a Constitutional clause prohibiting the President from receiving compensation, other than his salary, from federal or state governments. 

These hotel receipts indicate that President Trump is in violation of a Constitutional anti-corruption clause.

A White House National Security Council official, whose name was redacted, stayed at the Mar-a-Lago resort March 3–5, coinciding with Trump's fourth of seven visits since his inauguration. 

Here's an invoice for a government official's two-night stay at Mar-a-Lago in March:

Source: The Sparrow Project