Accessibility links

Breaking News

Trump Reportedly Described White House as a 'Real Dump'

President Donald Trump, followed by his daughter Ivanka Trump, walks to the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, to speak with small business owners as part of "American Dream Week."

President Donald Trump has told members of his New Jersey golf club that he spends so much time away from Washington because the White House is a "real dump."

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the account, which appeared in a lengthy article posted on the website The story on Trump's complicated love for golf also appears in Sports Illustrated magazine.

The story recounts a scene in which Trump was chatting with some club members. Trump told the members he makes such frequent appearances at the property in Bedminster, New Jersey, because: "That White House is a real dump."

Trump has spent nearly every weekend of his presidency visiting various properties he owns and leases, including Bedminster.