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Historic D.C. post office to be pimped out as Trump Hotel

Excerpt from Politico

Jun 06, 2013 12:33 pm

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Donald Trump’s newest hotel venture only needs Congressional approval to move ahead, while Americans with any historical or design sense bemoan the loss of the national institution.

— Samantha Shankman

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Donald Trump’s latest business venture will take him just a few blocks away from the White House where he will reconstruct the historic Old Post Office building into one of his luxury hotels, according to a new report.

The General Services Administration and the Trump Organization have come to an agreement in which Trump will turn the 114-year-old post office into a luxury hotel, which will include restaurants, conference rooms and a spa, “while preserving and enhancing all of its historic features,” the GSA told CNN in a report Wednesday. The deal will be reviewed by Congress.

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