The unofficial Mar-a-Lago visitors log

Governors, senators, and other politicians who’ve helped Trump profit post-presidency

While Donald J. Trump is no longer the U.S. president, he remains the preeminent GOP power broker—and a possible candidate in 2024. And he also remains a businessman, profiting off politicians in need of his endorsement.

Several of these elected officials and candidates who’ve made their way to Mar-a-Lago have campaigns or committees that have directly paid the former president’s business. And all of these dignitaries have served as amenities for the club’s members and guests, who in the past have capitalized on their proximity to power for anything from selfies destined for lots of likes to influencing the government and promoting their own interests.

This unofficial visitors log will be updated.

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Governors—Two of 27 Republicans

Ron DeSantis (R-FL)

Kristi Noem (R-SD)

Senators—Three of 50 Republicans

Lindsey Graham (R-SC), reported Jordain Carney for The Hill

Mike Lee (R-UT)

Rick Scott (R-FL)

Representatives—Five of 211 Republicans

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)

Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), reported Tara Palmeri, Eugene Daniels, Ryan Lizza, and Rachel Bade for Politico

Lauren Boebert (R-CO)

Madison Cawthorne (R-NC)

Mike Waltz (R-FL)

Current candidates for office

Republican candidate for governor of Arkansas and former White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Alabama and Trump’s former U.S. ambassador to Slovenia Lynda Blanchard

Dan Rodimer, Republican candidate for U.S. House in Texas

George Santos, Republican candidate for U.S. House in New York

Other notable politicians

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (D)

Former Sen. David Perdue (R-GA), reported Glenn Thrush, Jonathan Martin, and Maggie Haberman for The New York Times.

Former Acting Director of National Intelligence and possible GOP candidate for governor of California Ric Grenell

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R), reported Megan Sheets for The Daily Mail

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