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Trump’s Miami-Area Hotel Wants You to ‘Relieve Post-Hurricane Stress’ at Its Restaurant

Source: Grub Street NY

A good businessmen sees opportunities to cash in in everything, especially natural disasters exacerbated by climate change. Like, Hurricane Irma, which wreaked havoc in Florida and the Caribbean, and is being called the most powerful storm to form in the Atlantic in a decade. On Barbuda, where 95 percent …

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Trump Made Up His Story About the 21 Club Renovation, Former Owner and CEO Say

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Last week, it was reported that President Donald Trump compared an Afghanistan policy review to the renovation of upper-crust restaurant the 21 Club. In typical Trumpian fashion, it turns out that the morality tale he was trying to tell was just made up. That’s what “Page Six” has been …

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Macron Will Make Trump Eat Lobster and Caviar While He’s in Paris

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President Donald Trump does not have, how do you say, the most sophisticated palate. But much like he wouldn’t submit to Trump’s handshake tactics, French president Emmanuel Macron will not bend to Trump’s diet of rubbery steaks and fast food. (No Croque McDo for you, Donald!) The president will …

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A Washington, D.C., Bar Is Offering Free Drinks for Every Time Trump Tweets About Comey

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In what is definitely the most anticipated thing to ever run on C-SPAN, former FBI director James Comey will testify tomorrow in front of Congress about President Donald Trump and his relationship with Russia. Those of us outside the Capitol will be able to watch on that network (and every …

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Restaurant Owner Says ICE Agents Grabbed Breakfast Before Detaining Her Employees

Source: Grub Street NY

The restaurant industry relies heavily on immigrant labor, and it’s become increasingly common to hear stories about ICE agents, working under an administration that promised to crack down on undocumented immigrants, sniffing around professional kitchens. According to a new report, though, some Michigan agents made sure to grab …

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Koi, in the Trump Soho, Will Close, Citing a Sharp Drop in Business

Source: Grub Street NY

President Donald Trump’s election may have all the diplomats clamoring to stay at his Washington, D.C., Hotel, but his controversial campaign’s harsh rhetoric and administration’s agenda have made many potential customers uneasy about giving their business to Trump’s properties. Residents of Manhattan’s Trump Place successfully changed …

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Association for Restaurant Workers Joins Lawsuit Against Trump

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A pair of plaintiffs will join a lawsuit that alleges President Donald Trump has violated the Constitution’s emoluments clause. The once-obscure provision bars American officials from accepting gifts from foreign powers, in an effort to prevent the purchasing of influence. The lawsuit specifically argues that Trump violates the …

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort Was Cited For Serious Health-Code Violations

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President Donald Trump is so germophobic, he once called handshakes “barbaric,” over fears of catching the cold, flu, and “all sort of things.” No doubt, then, that he was thrilled when Florida restaurant inspectors visiting Mar-a-Lago’s kitchens reportedly found fish that hadn’t been properly treated for …

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NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Donates $50,000 to Meals on Wheels

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When President Donald Trump released his budget proposal, it called for, among many other cuts, eliminating federal funding for Meals on Wheels. While the proposal amounts to a policy outline, this wasn’t looked upon kindly by many as the service provides meals for the disabled, elderly, veterans, impoverished, …

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Check Out This ‘Banned Countries Dinner Series’

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On March 6, President Trump introduced a “tweaked” version of his travel ban, and once again, it looks like it won’t hold up with the courts. (The original was met with widespread protests, including a strike by Yemeni bodega owners.) Joining restaurants and other businesses that …

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President Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Slash Funding for Meals on Wheels

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Among the many cuts that President Donald Trump has suggested in his 2018 budget proposal is the elimination of the $3 billion Community Development Block Grant program. If Congress were to approve this budget, it would cut federal funding for Meals on Wheels, the popular program …

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