Government Accountability Office officials agreed last month to examine the costs, security issues involved with conducting official business there and the fact that members at Mar-a-Lago would seemingly have special access to the President.
A blog post about this history of Mar-a-Lago by author Leigh Hartman first appeared on Share America, a website run by the State Department, on April 4.
The State Department didn't respond to a request for comment Monday.
"Aggressively begging foreign countries to funnel money straight into Trump's pocket is a clear violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause, but that's precisely what the State Department is doing by openly promoting one of the Trumps' private businesses", Shripal Shah, vice president of American Bridge, a Democratic firm, told CNN.
Trump has made frequent trips to the Florida resort and hosted several world leaders there, including Chinese President Xi Jinping earlier in April, according to the New York Daily News. Ron Wyden (D-OR) wrote on Twitter, as he said he would like to know more about why Mar-a-Lago is getting publicity from the U.S. Government on Facebook, the website of the U.S. Embassy in London, and more.
Donald Trump has officially committed an impeachable offense by using taxpayer resources to promote his private Florida club.
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However, the President's critics and government ethics experts have slammed the use of the state department website for such publicity.
"This is outrageous, more exploitation of public office for Trump's personal gain", Eisen said.
The entry details how it was built by Marjorie Merriweather Post in 1927, when the cereal heiress hoped the property would be used by presidents and dignitaries. In 1985, Trump bought the property for a mere $5 million and turned it into a private club in 1995. Trump used taxpayer resources to promote his private club for the objective of personal enrichment.
"Publishing promotional materials for the President's private business is clearly inappropriate, whether he is using it for official business or not", he said.
But on the webpage about Mar-a-Lago, there was no discussion of policy.
In March, congressional Democrats introduced a bill to force disclosure of the names of visitors meeting with Trump and other administration officials at the club and at Trump Tower in NY.
Following Trump's election to the White House, Mar-a-Lago doubled its membership fee.