Laurence Leamer, author of a book about the mansion and resident of that Florida city, said the Palm Beach Mar-a-Lago club is losing members after the arrival of former President Donald Trump on Wednesday in a “depressing” environment.
“I have spoken with many people in the last few days. Lots of people have left Mar-a-Lago,” the journalist told MSNBC.
El autor de “Mar-a-Lago: Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump’s Presidential Palace”, explicó que Members leaving due to concerns that they may appear in newspaper articles related to the Republican, Who will face his second trial in the US Congress next February, this time for the attack on the Capitol on January 6.
Lemire stressed that since Trump reached this millionaire club on the day his term ended, the atmosphere has been “depressing” and people are “canceling” their membership.
For his book published in 2019, the journalist interviewed members of the club, who pay $ 200,000 for membership, and was also based on personal experiences of the place, which he frequented thanks to the members’ friends.
Trump arrived on Wednesday to settle down at his club minutes before Democrat Joe Biden takes office At a party held in Washington, he refused to attend, as is usual.
The author reminded the channel that Palm Beach is predominantly democratic, a fact that emerged through the rejection of county councilors who spoke against ideas for renaming the local airport and highway in honor of Trump.
Likewise, residents protested road closures and other security measures involving the presence of the former president in the neighborhood.
After the defeat, the Trump family settled in Florida.
Media reported that Trump and Melania had planned to buy a property in Palm Beach, as well as a home in Jupiter, North Palm Beach, by their oldest son, Donald Trump Jr.
Meanwhile, her daughter Tiffany is reviewing real estate in Miami, where her sister Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner recently bought a 7,284 square meter plot of land for $ 31.8 million.