United States president attends women's golf tournament for third day

Vincent Carr
July 17, 2017

The paltry $5 million purse for the women's U.S. Open-$900,000 of which goes to winner-is mere "table scraps" compared to the $12 million purse the guys played for last month at the Men's U.S. Open at Erin Hills. "Very cool!" Trump tweeted, referring to demonstrators calling for his impeachment.

Early in the week, when the questions of whether President Donald Trump would visit the U.S. Women's Open remained unclear, many anxious that Trump's involvement in the event would serve as a distraction.

After a leisurely Saturday afternoon spent at a women's golf tournament at his club here, where he waved to the crowd from a glassed-in viewing stand, Trump awoke with a familiar list of grievances.

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"We're here because it is not normal for the president of the United States to also be the head of a giant corporation and profit off his business entities", said one SOMA member, who wanted to stay anonymous.

"With all of its phony unnamed sources & highly slanted & even fraudulent reporting, Fake News is DISTORTING DEMOCRACY in our country", Trump wrote.

Ander Herrera and David De Gea pose with Emily Ratajkowski
GETTY Ander Herrera and David De Gea pose with Emily Ratajkowski

Jay Sekulow, who is part of Trump's outside legal team, appeared on several Sunday morning talk shows to defend the president, saying that he had nothing to do with his son's meeting.

The protesters left on their own accord.

Given their disagreements with Trump, both Girvan and UltraViolet members acknowledged that they had some reservations about paying to attend an event being held at his course.

Having a private plane might help a little with jet lag; Melania Trump looks like she hasn't missed a beat since her trip to France.

According to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, just 36 percent of Americans approved of Trump's job performance.

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