Adm. Paul Zukunft made the surprise announcement during testimony before Congress, to amend a policy that had previously kicked recreational boats off the river whenever the President or senior administration officials were visiting Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va.
Each year since 2014, Jupiter Golf Club, LLC, which is owned by The Trump Organization, has sued to try to lower the assessment for a property that has been valued at $18 million by Palm Beach County. The organization has succeeded in getting tax liabilities reduced for many of its 12 U.S. club properties.
Albemarle County, which includes Charlottesville and the University of Virginia, is considering a change in its zoning ordinance that would eliminate swim and tennis clubs, golf course and similar recreational facilities as acceptable land uses for special-use permits in rural areas. The ban could jeopardize plans for possible future development of a new Trump National Golf Club near an existing Trump Winery.
A 4-foot-by-4-foot sinkhole opened up on a road directly in front of President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach, Fla., property, and utility crews did some exploratory excavating around it on May 22. In a fundraiser held at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., White House press secretary Sean Spicer emphasized to the audience that Trump’s club properties are “all about quality. It’s the same kind of qualities, the same kind of dedication, that he’s brought to the White House.”
After sneaking into Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. and using gardening tools to carve an obscure message with six-foot-tall letters into a green, the perpetrators sent a murky video and statement to explain their actions to The Washington Post.
From the early days of C&RB, we kept having encounters with Donald Trump that now, upon reflection, make it clear why no one should really be surprised he’s now going to be our next President.