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Hundreds partied at Mar-a-Lago with Turning Point
President profited as sold out, $2,000/person reception and dinner flouting COVID guidance
Turning Point USA held a sold-out $2,000/person gala at Mar-a-Lago on Friday night. Based on photos posted to Instagram, it appears at least 280 people attended the reception and dinner—and that COVID-19 prevention policies were not followed.
Palm Beach County’s COVID-19 directives require wearing facial coverings “inside all businesses and establishments” as well as outdoors when social distancing is not being practiced. Additionally, the directives mandate adhering to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s social-distancing guidelines, which currently require staying six feet away from other people.
Here are some photos of Turning Point’s third annual winter gala—
Notable attendees included (all of who have been spotted before at Trump businesses)—
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany
former acting Director of National Intelligence and U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell
Trump 2016 campaign manager Corey Lewandowski
Trump confidant and clemency recipient Roger Stone
Fox News’s Laura Ingraham
major GOP donor The MyPillow Guy
Turning Point chief creative officer and renowned plagiarist Benny Johnson
Project Veritas’s James O’Keefe
lobbyist David Spady
1100 Pennsylvania’s reporting ranks among the ‘best Trump reads of 2020’ per Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold and Forbes’ Dan Alexander
Heckuva flattering kicker in Friday’s Trump, Inc. newsletter’s Best Trump Reads of 2020—
[Washington Post reporter] David Fahrenthold recommends Zach Everson’s 1100 Pennsylvania Ave newsletter; he says Everson “should get some sort of lifetime achievement award for his 3+ years bird-dogging the hell out of the Trump Hotel beat. I *used* to try to do the thing he’s doing (using social media to figure out what’s happening at Trump properties), so I know it’s way more work than anybody realizes”;
[Forbes reporter] Dan Alexander also recommends Zach Everson, and his piece in Mother Jones.
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