Palm Beach Town Attorney Says Trump Should Be Able To Live At Mar-A-Lago


Palm Beach town attorney John C. Randolph said in a memorandum to Council members that former President Trump should be allowed to live at his club Mar-a-Lago.

The memo, first obtained by the Washington Post, said that an agreement Trump signed in 1993 to change Mar-a-Lago from a private residence to a private club does not prohibit Trump from living there because it “did not incorporate a direct prohibition on former President Trump residing at the club, the language in the agreement pertaining only to the members’ use of guest suites.”

The agreement Trump signed in 1993 said that guests could not stay at the club for more than 21 days a year. Randolph and Trump’s attorney John B. Marion argued that Trump is an employee of the club so the agreement doesn’t pertain to him.

“If he is a bona fide employee of the Club, absent a specific restriction prohibiting former President Trump from residing at the Club, it appears the Zoning Code permits him to reside at the Club,” Randolph wrote.

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