News Exercise #191


1. According to the report, what is the controversy regarding the Trump Hotel in Washington DC?
2. According to one of the attorneys general, what was the reason for this (0:52)?
3. To attempt to avoid a lawsuit, what has the Trump’s attorney said they will do?
4. Near the end the reporter corrected himself. What small English error had he made?

Answers:
1. According to the report, what is the controversy regarding the Trump Hotel in Washington DC?
The hotel (meaning the management) has pitched foreign governments and their supporters to hold their big events there.
2. According to one of the attorneys general, what was the reason for this (0:52)?
He said, “We know that foreign governments are spending money there in order to curry favor with the President of the United States.”
3. To attempt to avoid a lawsuit, what has the Trump’s attorney said they will do?
They said all profits from foreign governments will be donated to the US Treasury.
4. Near the end the reporter corrected himself. What small English error had he made?
He said “the Attorney Generals” and then corrected it to “Attorneys General”.

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