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Trump v. Bannon: Trial of the Century or Just Trash Talk?
Legal experts doubt president would brave legal scrutiny to follow through on lawsuit threat

Steve Bannon arrives for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s “Drain the Swamp” campaign rally in Midland City, Ala., in December. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

It would be the political trial of the century: President Donald Trump versus former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.

But don’t expect the president’s legal threats against his former right-hand man to escalate beyond the cease-and-desist letter from his lawyers, legal experts say.

Protest Group Fights for Access to Key Inauguration Spots
Appeals court to decide on Freedom Plaza, Trump Hotel locations

Supporters of Donald Trump stand in front of anti-Trump protesters outside The Trump Hotel on Oct. 26. Groups want access to a nearby spot for an Inauguration Day protest. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Demonstrators at Donald Trump’s inauguration won’t have access to two key points along the Pennsylvania Avenue parade route — Freedom Plaza and the plaza in front of the newly opened Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office.

Civil rights groups say the Presidential Inaugural Committee has effectively frozen demonstrators out of those spots for the Jan. 20 event. The committee plans to set up bleachers along the parade route in those locations. That committee determines who gets bleacher tickets — and it ultimately answers to President-elect Trump.

Heard on the Hill This Week: Pre-Election DC Protests, Holmes Norton Depicted on Small Screen

Roll Call’s Heard on the Hill reporter Alex Gangitano checked out the annual 17th Street High Heel Race, a drag parade that this year protested Virginia GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock's positions on gay rights and gun control. Later in the week, Roll Call was on the scene for another protest, this one outside the Trump International Hotel. And D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton will be depicted in the new Amazon series, "Good Girls Revolt."

How He Got Here: Trump's Key Life Moments
The Donald's education, business and personal history in a nutshell

Donald Trump is set to accept the Republican Party's nomination for president in Cleveland on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The man poised this week to officially become the 2016 Republican nominee for president has a colorful past, including a college switch, several marriages and business ups and downs.  

Here's a brief history of Donald Trump's life.  

Trump Resort Loses PGA Tournament to … Mexico
'I hope they have kidnapping insurance,' likely GOP nominee tells Fox News

Donald Trump at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral Blue Monster Course in Florida in March. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images file photo)

A Donald Trump resort in Florida lost its championship golf tournament when its primary sponsor pulled out and the PGA confirmed that it's moving the event to … wait for it … Mexico City.  

The World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship was forced to move when it could not find a sponsor, outgoing tournament chairman Butch Buchholz confirmed to The Miami Herald Wednesday. Trump first mentioned the PGA's departure during an appearance on Fox News on Tuesday.