1. Wide, White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney walks into the briefing room
2. SOUNDBITE (English) Mick Mulvaney, Acting Chief of Staff:
"We're gonna announce today that we're going to do the 46 G-7 summit on June 10th through June 12th at the Trump National Doral Facility in Miami, Florida. The focus of the event will be global growth and challenges to the global economy. Specifically, we're dealing with things like rejuvenating incentives for growth and prosperity, rolling back prosperity killing regulations, ending trade barriers and reopening energy markets. Taking a lot of what we have been doing here domestically with such success and trying to encourage the rest of the world to get on board."
3. Side view Mulvaney speaking
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Mick Mulvaney, Acting Chief of Staff:
"We visited California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee and Utah. We got that list down to just under 10 and the advance team went out to visit those. And from there we got down to four finalists that our senior team went out to look at. They looked at I think it was one in Hawaii, two in Utah, and then the Mar a-Lago facility in Florida. And it became apparent at the end of that process that Doral was by far and away, far and away the best physical facility for this meeting. In fact, I was talking to one of the advanced teams when they came back. And I said what was it like and they said 'Mick your not going to believe us, but it's almost like they built this facility to host this type of event.' "
ARCHIVE: Miami - 25 October 2016
5. Still image of then candidate Donald Trump speaking to his staff at Doral
Washington - 17 October 2019
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Mick Mulvaney, Acting Chief of Staff:
"Anticipating your questions. How is this how is this not an emoluments violation? How well is the president going to profit from this? I think the president has pretty much made it very clear since he's got here that he doesn't profit from being here. He has no interest in profit from being here. It's one of the reasons that he's not taken a salary since he's been here, is given that salary to charity. Will not be profiting here. We talked about the possibility of whether or not the president could actually do it at no cost to their extend those difficulties with doing it that way. But we're also difficulties, obviously, if they charge market rates. So they're doing this at cost as a result has actually been dramatically cheaper for us to do it at Doral as compared to the the other final sites that we had. So we're looking forward to that, to that, to that to that meeting again, June 10th through 12th of next year for the 46th G-7."
The White House says it has chosen President Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami as the site for next year's Group of Seven summit.
The announcement Thursday comes at the same that the president has accused Joe Biden's family of profiting from public office because of Hunter Biden's business activities in Ukraine when his father was vice president.
The G-7 summit will be held June 10 to 12. The idea of holding the event at Trump's resort has been criticized by government ethics watchdogs.
Trump has touted his resort, saying it's close to the airport, has plenty of hotel rooms and offers separate buildings for every delegation.
When the United States has hosted the summit before, it has been held in Puerto Rico; Williamsburg, Virginia; Houston; Denver; Sea Island, Georgia; and Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland