• 'Just treat us the same': Trump family asks federal government for rent relief with DC hotel lease

    One year ago - By Business Insider

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    President Donald Trump's coveted DC hotel is asking for the federal government to cut it some slack.
    The Trump International Hotel is looking for delays on its monthly payments, according to a New York Times report .
    The hotel - which sits in the renovated Old Post Office Building - is on a 60-year lease with the government, owing $268,000 per month in rent to the General Services Administration.
    "Just treat us the same," Eric Trump, Trump's son and an executive VP at the Trump Organization, told the New York Times in a statement.
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