UPDATED AT 7:45PM PT: After complaints from critics that he was trying to cash in by holding next year’s G7 summit at his property in Doral, Florida, President Trump has abandoned the plan.
“I thought I was doing something very good for our Country by using Trump National Doral, in Miami, for hosting the G-7 Leaders. It is big, grand, on hundreds of acres, next to MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, has tremendous ballrooms & meeting rooms, and each delegation would have,” he tweeted Saturday night.
“Therefore, based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility, we will no longer consider Trump National Doral, Miami, as the Host Site for the G-7 in 2020. We will begin the search for another site, including the possibility of Camp David, immediately. Thank you!” he said in a second tweet.
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President Donald Trump was on a roll last night with his tweetstorm, and that’s spilled over into this morning. Perhaps its energy derived from his supporters, who are descending on Washington this weekend in an effort to bolster him as he’s beset by impeachment talk.
For his part, the Commander-in-Tweet has sent out the hashtag #StopTheCoup. He’s also apparently forgoing his weekend golf at Sterling, choosing instead to stay at the White House during the crisis.
We’ll update as more rolls in. The tweetstorm so far:
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