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Wed May 24, 2017, 07:14 PM

A Top Mar-A-Lago Employee Is Quietly Doing Government Work For Trumps Foreign Trip

A top Mar-a-Lago employee is also working for the government to help prepare for President Trump's visit to Taormina, Italy, for the G-7 Summit — an unconventional arrangement that further blurs the line between the president's business empire and the White House.

Heather Rinkus, the guest reception manager at Trump's "Winter White House," is working with the president's advance and logistics team, while Trump's exclusive club, Mar-a-Lago, closes for the summer. She has an official White House email and government-issued phone, two sources familiar with Rinkus’ trip told BuzzFeed News.

An administration source confirmed to BuzzFeed News on Wednesday that Rinkus was officially listed as an advance associate for the Taormina leg of the trip and had government-issued blackberry and email.

She is married to a twice-convicted felon, Ari Rinkus, who is known to brag about his wife's access to the president as he trawls for investors and pursues government contracts on behalf of a foreign company, BuzzFeed News previously detailed.

Ari Rinkus, who is still on probation for pleading guilty to wire fraud as part of a Ponzi scheme, has told a foreign company, Securablinds, he can use Heather's access to the president to secure government and Trump Organization contracts, BuzzFeed News previously reported.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/tariniparti/a-top-mar-a-lago-employee-is-quietly-doing-government-work?utm_term=.drA7Ebr2#.jvRDWBV2

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Reply A Top Mar-A-Lago Employee Is Quietly Doing Government Work For Trumps Foreign Trip (Original post)
octoberlib May 2017 OP
bench scientist May 2017 #1
Vinca May 2017 #2
rockfordfile May 2017 #3
dhill926 May 2017 #4
mzteaze May 2017 #5
steve2470 May 2017 #6

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Wed May 24, 2017, 07:16 PM

1. The grift is on. Trump going to rob this country blind.

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Wed May 24, 2017, 07:29 PM

2. This is a bona fide crime family.

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Wed May 24, 2017, 07:40 PM

3. All of Trump's crooked friends.

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Wed May 24, 2017, 07:51 PM

4. I can't even process this shit anymore...

jesus christ...

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 09:52 PM

5. Wait!

It gets better.

At the very end of the article, it points out that she was a front desk supervisor and then a nanny (!) for Betsy DeVos before she wound up at Mar-a-Lago.

Just how does one get on THAT career path.

Oh and her husband is a felon who's last crime involved a ponzi scheme.

You can't make this up if you tried.

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Wed May 24, 2017, 09:54 PM

6. totally legit in every way!



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