Just months after he called for the jailing of Hillary Clinton for receiving classified information on her personal server, President Donald Trump dealt with an international crisis from his dinner table in the middle of a packed Mar-a-Lago club Saturday night in Palm Beach.
With a fancy wedding taking place in one part of the club, and Trump entertaining Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the outdoors terrace, Trump and Shinzo received word that North Korea had just fired a test missile that traveled 300 miles before crashing in to the sea near Japan.
Trump and Shinzo then discussed and processed the type information that could start a war while sitting in the middle of a dozen tables with at least 100 Mar-a-Lago members and their guests having dinner, and getting the vibes that something was amiss while posting their observations on Facebook.
“You could tell something was going on,” said George Lombardi, a businessman who happens to be a confidante of French presidential candidate Marine LePen. “I was about four tables away. I couldn’t hear anything but the Japanese aides to the prime minister were walking back and forth really fast.