Saudi-funded lobbyist paid for 500 rooms at Trump’s hotel in late 2016

Oct 2018
Saudi-funded lobbyist paid for 500 rooms at Trump’s hotel in late 2016
Lobbyists representing the Saudi government reserved blocks of rooms at President Trump’s Washington, D.C., hotel within a month of Trump’s election in 2016 — paying for an estimated 500 nights at the luxury hotel in just three months, according to organizers of the trips and documents obtained by The Washington Post.

At the time, these lobbyists were reserving large numbers of D.C.-area hotel rooms as part of an unorthodox campaign that offered U.S. military veterans a free trip to Washington — then sent them to Capitol Hill to lobby against a law the Saudis opposed, according to veterans and organizers.

At first, lobbyists for the Saudis put the veterans up in Northern Virginia. Then, in December 2016, they switched most of their business to the Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington. In all, the lobbyists spent more than $270,000 to house six groups of visiting veterans at the Trump hotel, which Trump still owns.

Seems their was a bill that allowed our citizens to sue other this case the M.E. for 9/11

Obama did not like it becaue tit for tat - if we could do can other foreign counries do it to us our government He veto, and congress overrode his reto and the bill went though

Now Saudi wasn't too happy about they hired lobbyist to coordinate a plan...which they did - they offer military folks a free trip to DC if they would lobby congress to get rid of it.


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