Another Charity Pulls Event From Mar-A-Lago After Trump’s C’ville Response

President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate is seen, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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President Donald Trump’s failure to fully condemn white nationalists in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville has cost his Mar-a-Lago club yet another charity event next year.

The Palm Beach Habilitation Center told the Palm Beach Daily News on Sunday that the group would pull their annual luncheon scheduled for February 2018 from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club.

“We’ve decided to move because we want to keep the focus of the event on our mission, which is to help adults with physical or mental challenges live the best lives possible,” the center’s CEO, David Lin, told the Palm Beach Daily News.

The Palm Beach Habilitation Center’s decision to ditch Mar-a-Lago brings the total number of charities pulling their events from the Palm Beach club to 18.

Since Trump took a “both sides” approach to neo-Nazis and white supremacists after the deadly attack in Charlottesville, nonprofits have steadily yanked their events from Mar-a-Lago, a once-popular venue for Palm Beach’s winter fundraising season.

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