Feb 26, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump chooses own hotel for first night out in DC

That's the president dining at Trump Hotel in DC with Ivanka, Jared, Nigel Farage, Florida Gov. Rick Scott and several other unidentified people, as photographed by IJR reporter Benny Johnson:

At Trump hotel. Secret Service swarms the place. Trump walks in, sits down next to me w/ Gov. Rick Scott, Nigel Farage, Ivanka & Kuchner pic.twitter.com/5ZgTUixvwR— Benny (@bennyjohnson) February 26, 2017

Why it matters: This will only amplify calls for Congress to investigate Trump's lease of the hotel, which Rep. Jason Chaffetz has promised to investigate, although he's produced nothing so far.

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