President Trump on Tuesday tried to squash rumors that his golfing vacation resort in Doral, Florida has bedbugs after he proposed the venue as the host of following year’s G-7 summit.
“No bedbugs at Doral,” Trump tweeted Tuesday early morning. “The Radical Still left Democrats, on listening to that the correctly situated (for the upcoming G-7) Doral Nationwide MIAMI was underneath consideration for the up coming G-seven, spread that bogus and terrible rumor. Not pleasant!”
Trump, at a push conference in France on Monday, talked up the likelihood of Trump Countrywide Doral Golfing Club hosting the future G-7 summit, touting its shut proximity to Miami’s airport and services readily available for the staff of entire world leaders and the push. A senior administration formal informed Fox Information the subsequent summit is set to be held there.
But just several hours after he instructed the assets, the hashtag “TrumpBedBugs” commenced trending on social media, in reaction to a January 2017 Miami Herald report about claims from a Doral guest in 2016 about waking up with dozens of mattress bug bites. The guest sued the resort and reportedly reached a settlement.
Trump has been pushing for months to have his Doral resort host the 2020 G-7 meeting, but his advisers have cautioned from it amid concerns about the ethics of the president personally profiting off an official government function.
“With Doral, we have a sequence of impressive buildings, we phone them bungalows,” Trump claimed during the press meeting in France. “We have unbelievable conference rooms, remarkable eating places, it is, like, such a all-natural.”
He included: “Each region can have their individual villa.”
“My people today looked at 12 websites,” Trump explained Monday. “They went to sites all around the country and came back and claimed ‘this is the position.’”
Trump claimed on Monday that he would not be earning any dollars off the upcoming G-7 assembly, introducing that he has shed “billions” of pounds considering that becoming president from skipped money options.
“I applied to make cash off giving speeches. Now, I make speeches all the time and you know how a lot I make? Zero,” Trump stated.
The president additional: “From my standpoint, I’m not likely to make any money…I really do not want to make any income.”
Fox News’ Andrew O’Reilly and John Roberts contributed to this report.