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Tue May 28, 2019, 05:20 PM

US watchdog probes cost of Eric Trump Scottish golf tour

I hope they find something to nail Eric Trump with. One Trump is as bad as the next!

US watchdog probes cost of Trump Scottish golf tour


Published: 23:12 Saturday 25 May 2019

A leading ethics watchdog has called for a breakdown of how much public money was spent on Eric Trump’s whirlwind tour of his father’s Scottish golf resorts earlier this month.

The second son of the US president flew dozens of members of one of Trump’s US golf courses across the Atlantic to play Turnberry and Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeenshire.

The large party played rounds at both courses before a celebratory barbecue and drinks reception was laid on at Turnberry’s exclusive lighthouse suite.

Now, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has demanded a breakdown of the cost of the trip to US taxpayers.

The non-profit Washington DC-based organisation, which campaigns to reduce the influence of money in politics and uphold the integrity of government officials, pointed to how previous visits to Trump properties around the world by the 35-year-old have cost the US public tens of thousands of pounds. It has filed a Freedom of Information request with 
the US Secret Service to obtain details of the expenses for the most recent Scotland trip, which was widely promoted by the Trump Organisation and its various subsidiaries on social media channels.

The visit was billed by Eric, executive vice-president of development and acquisitions of the Trump Organisation, as part of an “ultimate links tour” event that also took in a trip to Trump’s Doonbeg course in County Clare on 
the west coast of Ireland..................................................


Eric Trump, son of the US president, visited Trump golf courses in Ayrshire and Aberdeenshire. Photograph: PA

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Tue May 28, 2019, 07:39 PM

1. That pic of Eric acting the idiot

The island in the background is the Ailsa Craig - a granite rock that supplies the raw materials for curling stones. I know this because as a kid I lived in the UK and we would holiday on the west coast of Scotland at a village called Maidens - which is right next to the Turnberry golf course. Of course, Trump didn't own it then.

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