Latest Mar-a-Lago News

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder allowed to be her own attorney

Jun. 12, 2019 4:22 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuously trying to talk her out of it as she struggled with legal concepts and spoken English. U.S. District...

Lawyer: Chinese woman in Mar-a-Lago case is mentally sound

Jun. 5, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for the Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort say she is mentally competent and should not be blocked from serving as her own lawyer. Assistant federal public defender Kristy Militello wrote in court documents filed...

College student pleads guilty to sneaking into Mar-a-Lago

May. 28, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A college student pleaded guilty Tuesday to sneaking into Mar-a-Lago during President Donald Trump's Thanksgiving visit in a manner similar to how a Chinese national gained admission four months later. University of Wisconsin student Mark Lindblom apologized Tuesday and...

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago wants to fire lawyers

May. 21, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort told a stunned judge Tuesday that she wants to fire her attorneys and represent herself. Yujing Zhang surprised U.S. District Judge Roy Altman during what was to have been a routine...

Trump disclosure shows revenue steady at key properties

May. 16, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Revenue from President Donald Trump's sprawling business empire largely held steady last year amid his turbulent presidency, according to his financial disclosure Thursday, with a drop in business at his Mar-a-Lago resort and small gains at his Washington hotel and Doral golf club. The...

The Latest: Trump disclosure shows major resorts held steady

May. 16, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's financial disclosure report providing a glimpse into how his hotels, resorts and other businesses fared last year (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump's financial disclosure form shows revenue held steady last year at several of his major...