US Govt paid $77,000 for Trump’s Scottish golf resort stay

Lynette Rowe
July 18, 2018

Norman L Eisen, chairman of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said in an interview on Friday: "He's attempting to utilise his trip to get beneficial PR".

The glider carried a banner that said "Trump: Well Below Par" over the resort Friday night to protest his environmental and immigration policies.

In his role as Scottish Secretary, Mr Mundell shook hands and had a brief chat with Mr Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, after Air Force One landed at around 8.30pm. The State Department paid Turnberry US$7,670 in April and another US$70,000 in the days before Trump's visit last week, federal records showed.

One group accusing the 72-year-old of "using the power and authority of his office to profit personally".

The agent, who had 19 years' experience, collapsed while he was working in Scotland during the U.S. President's diplomatic mission to Europe. His arrival at Turnberry marks the 169th day during his presidency that he has visited a property owned, managed or branded by the Trump Organization.

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'I would like to thank all of the officers and staff from Police Scotland and elsewhere that worked together in helping us achieve this and in particular those who took part in the protests in Glasgow, Dundee and Edinburgh for their good behaviour'. "The UK and the United States of America a have long and important relationship, and the U.S. is one of our most important security allies".

"We have an open democracy here". We are all forever grateful for the service and sacrifice of the men and women of the United States Secret Service, some of the greatest and bravest people in the country.

On Saturday he was spotted playing golf with his son Eric on the famous Ailsa championship course.

President Trump left Turnberry on Sunday, flying out of Prestwick Airport to Helsinki, Finland, for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

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