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Donald Trump’s recent trip to Mar-a-Lago and Eric Trump’s trip to Uruguay raise questions of what taxpayers should pay for and reveal the blurred lines between the Trumps’ business…

What Trumps are spending taxpayer money on

Donald Trump’s recent trip to Mar-a-Lago and Eric Trump’s trip to Uruguay raise questions of what taxpayers should pay for and reveal the blurred lines between the Trumps’ business…

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