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This Week In The Swamp: The President’s DC Hotel Is A ‘Breeding Ground’ Of Grifters

January 16, 2020 5:13 p.m.

Trump’s properties were a “breeding ground,” Lev Parnas says. Sure, we all know about the blatant corruption inherent in the President’s businesses: Membership fees at Mar-a-Lago doubled the month he was inaugurated. He constantly plugs his golf courses on national TV. But Lev Parnas, in his blockbuster interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Wednesday, pointed to another inherent conflict: Networking.

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