Trump Lies About Scottish Airport for No Apparent Reason

Us Vice President Mike Pence arriving with his wife Karen and his Mother Nancy at Doonbeg Village to greet locals at Morrisseys Restaurant

On Sunday evening 's Bryan Bender and Natasha Bertrand reported in Politico that the U.S. Air Force has ordered a sweeping review to look at military accommodations following reports of aircrews making stops at Trump Turnberry in Scotland.

It also noted that the Pence family stayed at the property during a visit to Ireland in 2013, before Mr Trump owned it.

Donald Trump entered a partnership with a Scottish airport in 2014, before launching his White House bid, that routinely sent flight crews to his Turnberry resort, The New York Times reported Monday. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.

Pence's stay came as the House oversight committee investigates allegations of USA military personnel being offered discount deals at Trump's Ayrshire golf resort and whether the alleged offer epresents a violation of the United States constitution.

Politico went on to provide an update on the Democrat-controlled House Oversight Committee's investigation into the "unusual stay - both en route to the Middle East and on the way back - at the luxury waterside resort".

And the Air Force, seemingly independently and coincidentally, was starting to use the airport more often and was among those being referred by their staff to Turnbury.

He told reporters on Monday that the Air Force's review was "due diligence to see if our processes are appropriate, if they're right".


Cummings and Raskin said such spending amounts to an "apparent violation of the Domestic Emoluments Clause of the Constitution", which prohibits presidents from enriching themselves while in office.

Trump added: "Mike's family has lived in Doonbeg for many years, and he thought that during his very busy European visit, he would stop and see his family!"

Any time a government or military official stays at a Trump-owned hotel, get ready for the media and Democratic politicians to completely meltdown-regardless of the circumstances. Gen. Edward Thomas, director of Air Force Public Affairs.

Media in the U.S. went wild with the story over the weekend and the Air Force launched a review of how it chooses locations for worldwide layovers following speculation that the U.S. military was being used to boost revenue at the Trump resort. The [DOD] also claimed that it has "increasingly leveraged Prestwick as a stopover location" and stated that in the first eight months of this year, [DOD] aircraft made 259 stops-220 of which were required overnight crew stays.

In June, the House Oversight Panel sent a letter to the Pentagon saying the military has spent $11 million on fuel at the Prestwick airport since October of 2017, and it also cited news reports that the airport provided discount rates and free rounds of golf at Turnberry for us military members. Turnberry is only booked if other hotels are unavailable or customers specifically request it.

A view from the hotel of the clubhouse and driving ranges with the Turnberry Lighthouse with the Isle of Arran behind at the Trump Turnberry Resort on October 29, 2018 in Turnberry, Scotland.

To assist receive the additional enterprise, Turnberry - which is 20 miles outdoors the airport - was added to an present record of inns that Glasgow Prestwick would usually e-book for arriving crews, the paperwork revealed. Trump denies having any knowledge of a military stay in the Scottish resort, tweeting that he "knew nothing" about official use of an airport near his course.

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