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Trump Org: Extremist Group Will ‘Absolutely Not’ Hold Event At Mar-a-Lago

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President Donald Trump Mar a Lago golf resort in Palm Beach, Florida.

The anti-Muslim organization ACT for America, whose founder once wrote that terrorists attacks represent the “purest form of what the Prophet Mohammed created,” will have to find another venue for its planned Nov. 7 gala — President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club is yanking the welcome mat.

“This event will absolutely not be taking place at Mar-a-Lago,” Amanda Miller, a spokeswoman for the Trump Organization, said in an emailed statement Sunday.

On its website, ACT for America was advertising tickets for an annual gala next month at Mar-a-Lago, the president’s Palm Beach resort, with seats starting at $1,500. An invitation for the dinner was still posted online Sunday afternoon. VIP tickets were listed as sold out. “Special political and legislative guests invited,” the invitation says. The group says it is the nation’s “largest national security grassroots organization.”

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.