Trump Drops Plan to Host G-7 Summit at His Florida Golf Resort

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President Donald Trump

Accused of using the presidency to enrich himself, Trump on Saturday announced a rare backtrack on Twitter.

President Donald Trump says he is reversing his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort.

Accused of using the presidency to enrich himself, Trump on Saturday night announced a rare backtrack on Twitter.

"[B]ased on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility, we will no longer consider Trump National Doral, Miami, as the Host Site for the G-7 in 2020," he wrote. Trump said his administration "will begin the search for another site, including the possibility of Camp David, immediately."

The president's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulavey, held a press conference Thursday announcing the choice of Doral for the summit. He insisted his staff had concluded it was "far and away the best physical facility."