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Trump has visited a Trump-branded property every 2.8 days of his presidency

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Trump is always interested in making a buck, and being President provides enormous opportunities for spin-off business. Philip Bump reports in the Washington Post:

For the 10th weekend in a row, President Trump is visiting a Trump-branded property — every weekend except the first two after his inauguration.

For the sixth weekend in a row, he’s golfing at one of those properties; he’s golfed on nine of those 10 weekends.

In total, Trump has spent time at one or more Trump-branded properties on 28 of the days he’s been president — meaning that he visits a property that’s part of his private business empire more than one-third of the days he’s been in office, or once every 2.8 days. The frequency at which he golfs is lower: He’s golfed on 17.9 percent of the days he’s been president, or about once every 5.6 days.

By comparison, Barack Obama golfed once every 8.8 days over the eight years that he was president. And he was excoriated by his political opponents for doing so — including, as is now well-known, by Trump. . .

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Written by LeisureGuy

10 April 2017 at 8:13 pm

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