Announcement Date: August 1, 2017

Per a report from GOLF.com, President Trump allegedly told members of Trump National Golf Club – Bedminster, NJ that he frequently visits the property because “[t]hat White House is a real dump.” The report also highlighted President Trump’s frequent interactions with Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) of America CEO Pete Bevacqua, speculating that the president uses these encounters to encourage the PGA to bring “important championships” to Trump golf properties. The article further noted that the opening of two Trump golf courses in Indonesia will give the president a vested interest in the country’s affairs. Finally, the article quoted an anonymous employee at Trump International Golf Club – Dubai who commented that investors “don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to align themselves with the Trump brand”…“Now he is President of the United States—nothing has greater status than that.