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A Requiem for Donald Trump's Grift Factory

9 days ago   |   By The New Republic

The Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., a gaudy monument to presidential corruption and misgovernment, is about to be sold by the former president to new buyers. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week that the Trump Organization is in “advanced discussions” to sell the 60-year lease on the government-owned property to a Miami-based investment firm less than a decade after acquiring it. Donald Trump's once-prized acquisition was five years old and is survived by the corrosive effect it had on American anti-corruption efforts.
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