Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said President Trump "made the right move" when he announced that his administration would no longer consider hosting the G7 Summit in 2020 at his personal resort in Doral, Florida.
Talking about Fox and Friends on Sunday, Hubby said, "They [Democrats] thought about it."
"I think the president made the right move to say we wouldn't go there. It's just something I don't need to add to the plate. His plate is cluttered with things he has been criticized for. ”
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Trump announced on Saturday evening, on Wednesday Camp David in Maryland.
"Based on the media and democrats, crazy and irrational hostility, we will no longer consider the National Doral of Trump, Miami, as the G7 host in 2020," the president tweeted. "We will immediately start the search for another site, including the possibility of Camp David.
The message followed earlier tweets, in which he said he believed he was "doing something very good for our country" by hosting world leaders at his Florida resort through next year.
"It's big, grand, hundreds of acres, up to MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT has huge ballrooms and meeting rooms. Each delegation will have its own building of 50 to 70 units, "Trump tweeted.
The president followed, saying he offered to host the summit without profit to avoid the concerns of "retaliation violations." He said that if legally permissible, he would propose to host the summit without pay.to the US
Democratic lawmakers said on Friday that past G7 meetings were cost "upwards of $ 40 million."
White House Chief of Staff General Mick Mulvani announced Thursday that the G7 meeting will be held next year at the Trump National Doral Golf Club June 1
Mulvani said the decision would save millions of taxpayers because the resort would provide its services at a cost.
"The Trump family made their money before going into politics," Mulvany added later to assure himself of any allegations the president could take advantage of his cabinet.
Trump first made the G-7 proposal in 2020 at his Doral resort in August at the 2019 summit in France, sparking controversy over the ethics of a president who may be winning a formal government event.
DEMAS INTRODUCES GRAPHY BLOCKING LEGISLATION .
Reps. Lois Frankel of Florida, Benny Thompson of Mississippi and Steve Cohen of Tennessee have all offered the Globe Prize to undermine G7 law. According to Senate lawmakers, a companion bill sponsored by Sensors Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, and Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S.A., will be presented.
The House bill will ban funding for the three-day summit in June. He will also require Trump to submit to Congress all documents relating to the decision to host the Doral meeting, deputies said.
On Sunday, Huckabee also addressed the media, which blew up a plan to hold the G7 summit in 2020 at Trump's Doral Miami National Resort.
"For them, [the media] they are trying to make it that Donald Trump was even considering Doral, because he would be breeding his own nest, God, the man is giving away every penny of his entire presidential salary. He is a billionaire, ”Huckby said. "He doesn't need the revenue from a G7 conference to pay his electricity bill next month. This is absurd. "
He went on to say," The president is a fighter. He is fighting the right fight. Sometimes you just say, "This fight is not worth the trouble. Let me use my energy to fight something that matters to the American people. ""
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"So now the press will have to find something else and, believe me, they will. It doesn't matter what this president is doing , they will find something they don't like, "Huckabee says.
Fogan News "Morgan Phillips, Melissa Leon and Andrew Riley contributed to this report.