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Yvette Clarke: ‘We Can't Continue to Pay’ For Trump’s Family

Brooklyn congresswoman says it ‘won’t be long’ before Trump is impeached

Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., said she will continue to see that President Donald Trump is “removed from office as soon as possible.” (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

New York Rep. Yvette Clarke told a town hall meeting in Brooklyn that taxpayers “cannot continue to pay” for President Donald Trump’s family’s business and travel arrangements.

Clarke criticized Trump’s sons Eric and Donald Jr. for their travels, for having New York City foot the bill to protect Trump’s family at Trump Tower, and for his frequent trips to Florida, the New York Observer reported.

“We cannot continue to pay for Mar-a-Lago, we can’t continue to pay for Trump Tower,” Clarke said at one of her #BrooklynResists town halls at a church in East Flatbush.

Clarke also criticized Trump’s daughter Ivanka and the reports her company received trademarks from the Chinese government the same night that she had dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Clarke also repeated her assertion that it “won’t be long” before Trump is impeached. 

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