Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, February 09, 2019

The Washington Post spoke with 16 men and women from Costa Rica and other Latin American countries, including six in Santa Teresa de Cajon, who said they were employed at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster. All of them said they worked for Trump without legal status -- and that their managers knew. The former employees who still live in New Jersey provided pay slips documenting their work at the Bedminster club. They identified friends and relatives in Costa Rica who also were employed at the course. In Costa Rica, The Post located former workers in two regions who provided detailed accounts of their time at the Bedminster property and shared memorabilia they had kept, such as Trump-branded golf tees, as well as photos of themselves at the club.



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Soon after Trump broke ground at Bedminster in 2002 with a golden shovel, this village emerged as a wellspring of low-paid labor for the private club, which charges tens of thousands of dollars to join. Over the years, dozens of workers from Costa Rica went north to fill jobs as groundskeepers, housekeepers and dishwashers at Bedminster, former employees said. The club hired others from El Salvador, Mexico and Guatemala who spoke to The Post. Many ended up in the blue-collar borough of Bound Brook, N.J., piling into vans before dawn to head to the course each morning.

#1 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2019-02-08 11:26 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

As I have said over and over. Arrest the employers. That would be Trump.

#2 | Posted by danni at 2019-02-08 12:29 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#2 If we arrest the employers, that will curb the illegal immigration problem and republicans lose their scapegoat. They'll never let happen.

#3 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2019-02-08 12:38 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

David Fahrenthold @Fahrenthold

David Fahrenthold Retweeted Ceci Wallace
The workers say @realDonaldTrump paid them $8/hour to operate heavy equipment. No benefits.
A licensed, legal operator would have cost him $51/hour, including benefits.

‏Ceci Wallace @ceci_wallace

Wonder if they were paid minimum wage?

#4 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2019-02-09 11:13 AM | Reply

I wonder how many dreamers and anchor children are here because of him?

#5 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2019-02-09 11:47 AM | Reply

Anytime Trump accuses others of breaking the law you can be certain it's because he's doing the same

#6 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2019-02-09 09:44 PM | Reply

How come Nullikrisaz never show up on threads like this?

#7 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2019-02-10 07:27 AM | Reply

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