Trump family members Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)

The Secret Service incurred additional costs at the beginning of the Trump presidency as First Lady Melania Trump opted to stay in the couple's gold plated penthouse in New York City. Since then, the Secret Service continues to record extra costs associated with President Trump's almost weekly ventures to his own properties.

Now, the Department of Homeland Security agency is looking at the purchase of jet skis due to the First Family's enjoyment of water sports.

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May 2, 2011: President Barack Obama and his national security team watch anxiously as Seal Team Six successfully storms a compound in Pakistan where Osama bin Laden, wanted for orchestrating the 9-11 attacks, is hiding.

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President Donald Trump plans to travel to his Palm Beach, Florida club, Mar-a-Lago, over the course of 16 days between December 21 and January 6 according to FAA flight alerts. The private members-only club charges a $200,000 membership fee plus $14,000 annually for a chance to hobnob with the President and perhaps gain an ambassadorship or other presidential favor.

The Trump Organization owns and profits from the club.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at Mar-a-Lago resort on April 18, 2018 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

By now most people have heard about a restaurant owner in Lexington, Virginia, asking White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to leave their business based on the owner and staff's deeply held beliefs, something Sanders' boss, President Donald Trump, frequently defends to his evangelical Christian base.

However it appears that benefit, being able to deny service based on deeply held beliefs, is reserved for those who support Trump. Monday morning, the president of the United States denigrated a private business on Twitter because they exercised a right he and Sanders defended in the past.

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced his plan to deploy the Army National Guard to the United States border with Mexico. Now CNN journalist Brian Stetler thinks he knows where the idea came from.

Stetler raised the issue Sunday on CNN’s Reliable Sources, stating the president relies only on Fox News and other pro-Trump, confirmation bias promoting sources for all of his information. Trump proudly states he watches Fox News and meets with personalities from the network regularly.

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The Attorneys General (AG) of Washington D.C. and Maryland filed suit against President Donald Trump for violations of the U.S. Constitution's Emoluments Clause. Now, despite efforts on behalf of the president to have the suit dismissed, a judge ruled their lawsuit will proceed.

No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State." U.S. Constitution, Article I, Section 9, Clause 8

However, Judge Peter Messitte of the US District Court of Maryland restricted the scope of the case to the jurisdictions of the AGs involved in the lawsuit. This includes any Trump Organization holdings in Washington D.C. or Maryland, but excludes others such as Mar-a-Lago in Florida.

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Term limits for the office of President of the United States are a tradition created by the first president, George Washington. The limitation of serving only 2 terms, or one term and not more than half of someone else's term, became part of the constitution with the 22nd Amendment. But it appears not everyone thinks that limiting the presidency is a good idea.

In a statement from a private Republican fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago on Saturday, President Donald Trump expressed admiration for the idea of having a president for life. Trump's remarks were in response to President Xi Jinping of China, who moved to change the rules of governance in China so he could become “emperor for life.”
He’s now president for life. President for life. No, he’s great. And look, he was able to do that. I think it’s great. Maybe we’ll have to give that a shot some day.”

But when writing on why he would not seek a 3rd term as president, George Washington stated:

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