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Feds and Trump lawyers wrangle over president's DC hotel lease

At issue is a clause in the lease barring an "elected official" from receiving "any benefit" from the agreement

The 263-room hotel opened in the federally owned Old Post Office Pavilion last fall after Mr Trump and his daughter Ivanka won a competitive bidding process.


FEDERAL officials have held private talks in recent days with lawyers for President Donald Trump's real estate company to address a potential violation of Mr Trump's lease with the government for his new luxury hotel near the White House, but the two sides have so far failed to...

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