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President Donald Trump seems determined to use the Presidency to turn a profit while in office.

Just weeks after national outcry forced him to withdraw his efforts to hold the massive 2020 G7 Summit of world leaders at his own Trump Doral Resort in Miami, Trump will soon address the Republican National Committee there for its winter meeting.

And the prices just went up.

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Lev Parnas, an associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, was arrested last week on campaign finance violations for his numerous illegal donations to Trump and other Republican legislative candidates.

Soon after, on the White House lawn, Trump told reporters that he never knew Parnas, but probably had a picture with him. He then threw Giuliani under the bus, saying they were probably clients of his. Parnas was instrumental in helping Giuliani set up meetings with officials in Ukraine to potentially open up an investigation into the President's political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.

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ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND - JULY 10: Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International Golf Links Course on July 10, 2012 in Balmedie, Scotland. The controversial £100m course opens to the public on Sunday July 15. Further plans to build hotels and homes on the site have been put on hold until a decision has been made on the building of an offshore windfarm nearby. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

A letter from the Department of Defense to the House Oversight Committee revealed that the U.S. Military has spent up to $184,000 at a Scottish golf course owned by President Donald Trump.

The letter is in response to news that Trump had a deal with Scotland's Glasgow Prestwick Airport, in which officials at the airport would direct flight crews looking for lodging to Trump Turnberry golf course and resort. Since before Trump's presidency, the U.S. Air Force would often stop at Glasgow Prestwick to refuel and stay overnight, leaving the lodging recommendations to airport officials.

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DUBLIN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 03: US Vice President Mike Pence holds a press conference with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Farmleigh House on September 3, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. The Vice President is on an official two-day visit to Ireland and is staying at President Trump's golf course resort Doonbeg in County Clare. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Vice President Mike Pence raised eyebrows when he stayed at Trump International Golf Links and Hotel in Doonbeg, Ireland, 180 miles away from his daily meetings in Dublin.

While Pence's staff claimed this was because it was Pence's "ancestral hometown," people were still crying foul.

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New York Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) addressed racism in the administration policies of President Donald Trump in a series of Twitter posts that quickly garnered attention online.

Many have stated any racist rhetoric by the President is a distraction to be ignored. AOC pointed out it is a distraction, but countering racism will never be unimportant.

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Throughout his weekend with world leaders at the G7 Summit in Paris, President Donald Trump kept looking ahead to when the United States hosts the summit in Florida next year. And his suggestion for the locale he thinks should host the summit was quite literally on brand.

Trump suggested multiple times that the summit, which costs hundreds of millions of dollars to put on, be held at his Trump National Doral Miami resort, citing the resort's luxurious rooms and proximity to the Miami airport.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 24: US President Donald Trump waves as he returns from Kansas City, Missouri to the White House on July 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump may be a year and a half into his presidency, but his business entanglements have yet to stop haunting him. In a stunning development on Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte ruled that plaintiffs suing the President for violation of the enoluments clause have standing to continue with their case.

The Emoluments Clause was relatively obscure until concerns over Trump's activities with foreign businesses revived it. The clause states:

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