It was once a circle of relatives affair Sunday at President Trump’s u . s . membership in Bedminster — with the extraordinary exception of his embattled eldest son.
Trump watched the final spherical of the us Women’s Open golfing match from a prime-security tent with son and daughter-in law Eric and Lara Trump.
First Girl Melania Trump and her dad joined them late within the afternoon, followed by way of daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner — just again from the yearly summit of media, tech and finance moguls in Sun Valley, Idaho — and their youngsters.
However Donald Trump Jr. used to be a no-display amid continuing controversy over his Trump Tower assembly closing yr with a Russian lawyer and a former Soviet counterintelligence officer.
“If I have been Don Jr., I wouldn’t come right here both with all the consideration he’s getting,” one membership member mentioned.
Final week, emails found out that Trump Jr., Kushner after which-Trump campaign supervisor attended the meeting at the promise of getting political dirt presidential rival Hillary Clinton.
Trump defended his namesake in an early morning tweet that mentioned: “HillaryClinton can illegally get the inquiries to the controversy & delete 33,000 emails but my son Don is being scorned through the Faux News Media?”
Later, he are living-tweeted a few of the motion at the links, writing: “i’m on the @USGA #USWomensOpen. An newbie player is co-best for the primary time in many many years — very enjoyable!”
Amateur Hye-Jin Choi wound up shedding to rookie Sung Hyun Park through two strokes, and Trump — who was once wearing an indicator pink “Make The United States Nice Once More” hat — disenchanted many within the crowd by leaving with out supplying the silver trophy cup.
Trump’s increased viewing stand, overlooking the fifteenth and 18th vegetables, used to be festooned with big name-spangled bunting and equipped with air-con, satellite TELEVISION and walls of bullet-proof glass.
Local, the clubhouse was thronged by means of members and outsiders who shelled out $650 a head to nosh on caviar rice pilaf, shrmp, monkfish, sliced sirloin steak and lamb gnocchi.
The open bar featured speciality cocktails for the event: the “Grey Goose 19th Hole” — a highball with equivalent parts orange and pineapple juices, and a touch of Sprite soda — and the “Bacardi Birdie,” made with lemonade and cranberry juice.