Donald Trump’s Turnberry firm paid £11,000 by US State Department for rooms over summer

The Scotsman

Brendan Fischer, federal reform director at the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington DC-based non-partisan political watchdog, said: “This appears to be a reminder of how the American people are effectively subsidizing the president’s family business, which creates the appearance of public resources being used for private gain.” Last summer, The Scotsman, detailed a series of payments made by the State Department to SLC Turnberry Limited. The first, for $10,113 (£8,112), was approved on 5 April 2018, followed by $39,602 (£31,768) and $30,074 (£24,125) on 10 and 11 July respectively.

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