Dems introduce Mar-A-Lago visitor log bill

President Donald Trump frequently visits his Mar-A-Lago Florida resort.  The president even refers to the location as the “winter White House.”  As a result, Democrats in the Senate have introduced legislation to make the resort visitors log viewable to the public.

The Make Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act — or MAR-A-LAGO Act – was introduced on Friday by Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico), Sheldon Whitehouse ( D-Rhode Island), Tom Carper (D-Delaware) and Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island), and Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Illinois).

Udall released in a statement, “It’s simple: the American people have a right to know who has access to the president and who has leverage over this administration.” Also included were Trump Tower in New York and the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey.

In order for the bill to pass, the Democrats will need help from the other side of the aisle, as Congress is controlled by the GOP.

 

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