But the part making more headlines is his alleged remark to members at his golf club in Bedminister, NJ, that he prefers spending time at his clubs because "that White House is a real dump".
Of course, that could have been said in jest.
"The inside of the White House doesn't have the luminous quality that you might expect from TV or film; it seems well kept but worn, a big old house that one imagines might be a bit drafty on cold winter nights".
New Jersey and Trump ... flawless together? When Trump arrives at his clubs, Secret Service performs pre-arrival security checks, and all buildings are secured so that club members must pass through security checks to get in the clubhouse or other buildings where Trump may be present on the property. But the president has also spent 14 days at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, according to the NBC count.More news: No security threat found ahead of ASEAN meeting: Philippine police
Ever since President Donald Trump assumed office, critics have slammed him over his frequent visits to his private clubs. Trump declined to attend after considering an appearance on championship Sunday, which turned out to be a rainy affair.
Trump, in a May interview with Time magazine, had praised the White House for its "beautiful kitchen", "amazing" phone system and "incredible" historical furniture.
Trump explained his frequent visits to his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf club to several members, according to the report, with this bad Yelp review: "That White House is a real dump". You are the special people. "Thank you to all the White House ushers, butlers, maids, chefs, florists, gardeners, plumbers, engineers & curators for all you do every day", Chelsea Clinton tweeted on Tuesday evening, citing the highlighted quote disparaging the place she called home for eight years. "I recognize, like, 100% of you, just about".