The president blamed Democrats and the media after he canceled his plans to host the G-7 summit at his personal property.
The acting chief of staff defended the president wanting to host the G-7 summit at his private Florida estate despite ethics concerns.
“Blam! NEVER doubt that the public’s efforts to hold this corrupt administration accountable is worth all the effort," tweeted former ethics chief Walter Shaub.
"And that’s exactly what he wants," said Walter Shaub, the former head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.
"It is blatant and corrupt self-dealing by the president," the newspaper's board wrote in a new opinion piece.
Awarding himself the multimillion-dollar G-7 contract clearly violates federal law, former prosecutors say, but Trump can't be prosecuted as president.
Sens. Sherrod Brown, Ron Wyden and Gary Peters called the decision "another outrageous example" of presidential misconduct.
"I just think it’s another day in the life of Washington, D.C., these days," Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said.
Trump has called Democratic leaders, the news media, former President Barack Obama and the entire 2016 election "corrupt."
Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney dismissed concerns that the president would personally profit by holding the summit at a property he owns.
The House Judiciary Committee is looking into the president's proposal as it determines whether to pursue impeachment hearings.
The president is promoting his Florida property, which a guest claimed was infested with "voracious bed bugs,” for next year's G-7 summit of world leaders.
As the Amazon burns, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is demanding an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron for calling him a liar.
The CNN host dissects the president's wild performance in France.
Watchdogs and critics call his push to have the meeting at his golf resort in Doral out-in-the-open corruption. Trump does not appear to care.
President Trump insisted that Vladimir Putin was ousted from the G-8 "because of Obama," ignoring that Russia violated international law.
Few believe they're quizzing the president on why the U.S. media hates America, as Trump insists.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is under U.S. sanctions, was invited to the gathering by France's foreign minister.