Donald Trump’s Palm Beach house is worth a whopping $125 million, and is 62,000 square feet. It features a library, home theatre, wine cellar, fitness studio, 7 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, and a 100 foot long swimming pool. Impressive, huh?

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Mar-A-Lago, built 1924-1927, is the name of the Palm Beach, Florida estate built by Marjorie Merriweather Post with her (then) husband, Edward F. Hutton. Now home to the Mar-A-Lago Club, the 126-room, 110,000 sq ft estate is owned by Donald Trump. Trump paid $5 million for the estate in 1985, said to be worth in excess of $250 million. After acquiring the property in 1985, Trump had the property renovated, with 58 bedrooms, 33 bathrooms, & a 29-foot-long pietra dura marble top dining table.

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Donald Trump and his siblings were expected to be high achievers by their father, real estate mogul Frederick Trump Sr., and were groomed for success: when Fred Sr. died in 1999, Freddy’s heirs were cut out of the will, which Donald had helped draft, according to the Times.

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Donald Trump Settled a Real Estate Lawsuit, and a Criminal Case Was Closed - The New York Times

Real estate developer Donald Trump holds a news conference at Trump Tower in New York 18 May standing next to a ninefoot model of his proposed Twin...

No newly inaugurated president of the United States in the contemporary era is more controversial nor as derided as Donald Trump. Already, there have been pre-inauguration insinuations and plots among his critics and detractors to see him eventually impeached or at least occupy the White House for only one term. Without much experience in public service, the real-estate tycoon catapulted himself into American political life, and his country's electoral system produced him as the winner i...

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