Trump’s company exploring sale of marquee Washington hotel

BERNARD CONDON and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's company said Friday it is exploring the sale of its marquee Washington hotel, which has been at the center of nearly three years of ethics complaints and lawsuits accusing him of trying to profit off the presidency. The Trump Organization says it will consider offers to buy it out of a 100-year lease of the building, partly to avoid criticism over conflicts of interest. The Trump International Hotel, which opened in late 2016 just before Trump was elected, has been a magnet for lobbyists and diplomats looking to gain favor with the administration. "People are objecting to us making so much money on the hotel and therefore we may be willing to sell," said Eric Trump, an executive vice presi
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