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FOIA News: Government denies existence of Mar-a-Lago visitor logs

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Secret Service claims there are no Mar-a-Lago visitor logs

By Rebecca Savransky, The Hill, Oct. 5, 2017

A Secret Service official said there are no logs for President Trump's visitors at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, Politico reported.

The official said in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit that there is no system to keep track of everyone who visits Trump at Mar-a-Lago.

"The...search and review of records confirmed that there is no system for keeping track of Presidential visitors at Mar-a-Lago, as there is at the White House Complex," Special Agent Kim Campbell wrote.

"Specifically, it was determined that there is no grouping, listing or set of records that would reflect Presidential visitors to Mar-a-Lago."

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