Weekly recap: Romania PM stayed, White House merch in China made

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On Saturdays, we recap the week’s top stories; select the day to go to that issue.

Monday

  • Romanian PM staying at U.S. president’s hotel: In town for AIPAC, Viorica Dancila was spotted at the Trump Hotel D.C. on multiple nights

  • Purina Mills booked Trump’s ballroom

  • Round up: Trump’s weekend at his Mar-a-Lago club and his Palm Beach golf course

  • Gillibrand attacks hotel owner outside one of his New York properties

  • A former advisor to Bangladesh’s BNP political party who later was found guilty of fraud by a U.S. court, Zahid F. Sarder Saddi, returned to the U.S. president’s hotel.

  • The dining companion of the head of imports and exports at the U.K.’s Food Standards Agency enjoyed a lovely birthday treat at the U.S. president’s hotel.

  • The same Friday afternoon FEMA dumped news of a massive data breach, Department of Homeland Security Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen was back at her boss’s hotel.

Read Monday’s 1100 Pennsylvania.


Tuesday

  • Jim Jordan to headline PAC fundraiser at Trump Hotel Chicago

  • Life insurance executives to hold gala in presidential ballroom

  • Trump Store changes picture of soap to no longer show the White House

Read Tuesday’s 1100 Pennsylvania.


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Wednesday

  • Romanian PM report appears to draw hotel boss's ire

  • Vancouver hotel hosting Korean-Canadian investment conference tomorrow

  • House committee members angry at Interior over funding Old Post Office tower during shutdown

  • A lobbyist for the American Bankers Association, Sarah Ferman, ate bacon at the president’s hotel with Jamie Baker, the director of public policy for Rep. John Ratcliffe (R–TX)

Read Wednesday’s 1100 Pennsylvania.


Thursday

  • Spotted: Rudy Giuliani and Romania's prime minister—The president’s attorney, who’s made overtures to Romania, dined within feet of Viorica Dancila at the Trump Hotel D.C.

  • Trump Store selling White House merch made in China, Thailand

  • Hotel welcomes Family Research Council’s Christian Heritage Tour and Summit today

Read Thursday’s 1100 Pennsylvania.


Friday

  • Washington Post: Investigators reviewing Trump’s ‘statements of financial condition’ for possible fraud

  • Run by loyal Trump customer, Liberty University landed Pentagon contract

  • According to the Trump Hotel D.C.’s managing director, Mickael Damelincourt, the U.S. president’s company just booked a bunch of foreign business

Read Friday’s 1100 Pennsylvania.


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