Trump Says He Travels So Much Because the White House "Is a Real Dump"

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The president reportedly explained to members of his New Jersey golf club why he is often away from Washington.

President Donald Trump has told members of his New Jersey golf club that he spends so much time away from Washington because the White House is a "real dump."

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the account, which appeared in a lengthy article posted on the website The story of Trump's complicated love for golf also appears in Sports Illustrated magazine.

The story recounts a scene in which the president was chatting with some club members. Trump told the members he makes such frequent appearances at the property in Bedminster, N.J., because "[t]hat White House is a real dump."

Trump has spent nearly every weekend of his presidency visiting various properties he owns and leases, including in Bedminster. 

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