Trump’s Visit With Disgraced Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Raises Eyebrows: ‘How is This Not Huge News?’


Before heading back to Washington following his trip to the U.S.-Mexico border in California over the weekend, President Donald Trump made a brief stop in Las Vegas. And when he stepped off of Air Force One, he was met by former casino executive Steve Wynnaccording to White House pool reporter Vivian Salama of the Wall Street Journal.

Wynn resigned as CEO of Wynn Resorts in 2018 following multiple accusations of sexual misconduct brought against him by subordinates. Wynn has denied the allegations, but the Massachusetts state gambling regulator recently concluded that executives at the company tried to cover up the claims. According to The New York Times, current Wynn executives did not dispute any of the Massachusetts findings.

Despite the depth and seriousness of the allegations against the casino mogul — who also previously served as finance chair of the Republican National Committee — the President made time on his schedule to visit with Wynn.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) commented on the meeting:

Other observers also weighed in — with some wondering why Trump’s visit hasn’t drawn more scrutiny:

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