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USMar-a-Lago sent White House a $1,000 liquor bill after aides helped themselves to bar: report

01:30  02 may  2019
01:30  02 may  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Staff at President Trump's Mar - a - Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., reportedly billed the White House about $ 1 , 000 after aides helped themselves to drinks at one of the resort's bars while Secret Service asked the bartender to leave.

Mar - a - Lago sent the bill to the State Department, which refused to pay, but it was eventually covered by the White House . Staff at President Trump's Mar - a - Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., reportedly billed the White House about $ 1 , 000 after aides helped themselves to drinks at one of

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Staff at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., reportedly billed the White House about $1,000 after aides helped themselves to drinks at one of the resort's bars while Secret Service asked the bartender to leave.

A ProPublica investigation published Wednesday found that a group including at least two former White House aides, then-chief strategist Stephen Bannon and then-deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin, on an April 2017 trip met at a private bar on the resort's premises before Secret Service agents ushered the bartender away for them to drink in private.

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The president's staffers reportedly helped themselves to top-shelf liquor and then had the White House foot the bill , a receipt and emails indicate. Joe Raedle via Getty Images. President Donald Trump's Mar - a - Lago resort in Florida reportedly billed the White House for $ 1 , 000 worth of drinks in

Staff at President Trump's Mar - a - Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., reportedly billed the White House about $ 1 , 000 after aides helped themselves to A ProPublica investigation published Wednesday found that a group including at least two former White House aides , then-chief strategist Stephen

After the group left, staff at the Trump Organization property tallied up the alcoholic drinks consumed, which totaled just over $800, according to ProPublica. A 20 percent service charge pushed the final bill to $1,076.

The two men have since left the Trump administration. When contacted by ProPublica, Hagin reportedly did not respond to requests for comment and Bannon denied drinking at Mar-a-Lago and said he did not recall the episode. An email obtained by ProPublica from Brooke Watson, Mar-a-Lago's catering director, confirmed the aides by name as being in attendance.

A receipt of the final purchase shows a total of 54 drinks shared among the group, including Patron tequila, Woodford Reserve bourbon and Chopin vodka, plus a service charge of $167.60. The White House did not immediately return a request for comment from The Hill on whether or not the two were asked to reimburse taxpayers for the expenses.

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President Trump’s own resort in Mar - a - Lago charged the White House over $ 1 , 000 for a tab after former aides helped themselves to drinks at a bar .

Mar - a - Lago sent White House a $ 1 , 000 liquor bill after aides helped themselves to bar : report http://hill.cm/pxbImEF pic.twitter.com/sclY0PEf6S.

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