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A Trump golf course in LA claims it made $5 million in donations to charity and listed the recipients on its website. So NPR started to check with the supposed recipients. Holy disillusionment, Batman!

As recently as this summer, the club declared on its website: "We are proud to have provided $5 million to the following charitable causes since our opening." It listed nearly 200 recipients.

For weeks, NPR's Embedded podcast and conflicts-of-interest team combed through that list to verify the assertions. NPR cross-referenced the golf club's website with a document that the Trump campaign gave to The Associated Press in 2015, detailing charitable gifts from 2010 to 2015. NPR also called and emailed dozens of organizations to find out whether they have a record of a donation from Trump National Golf Club, the Trump Organization or VH Property Corp., the LLC that technically owns the golf course.

That reporting suggests the club's donations have fallen well short of $5 million and are much closer to approximately $800,000.

NPR has repeatedly contacted the Trump Organization and the golf club manager, sending questions via phone calls, emails, letters and a fax message. They have not responded.

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However, the club did change its assertions. In early September, about a month into NPR's reporting, the Trump Organization took down the list of organizations from its website and removed the claim about having donated $5 million. (You can still view the page via the Internet Archive as well as archive.is. For comparison, here is the current webpage.)

To be clear, NPR did confirm that the club, located outside Los Angeles in Rancho Palos Verdes, has made charitable donations. The discrepancies involve the amounts of gifts and numbers of recipients.


http://www.npr.org/2017/10/18/558352411/a-trump-golf-course-...

Matthew 6:1-4 - Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven

The Quran says: When your right hand gives alms let not the left hand know.

When Trump buys a box of Girl Scout cookies he makes sure the whole world knows. In fact he even lies about giving. Trump is scum.

Christians say Trump is the anointed one. Based on what do they make this conclusion?
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