Donald Trump has doubled down in his advocacy of LIV Golf despite fury from the families of 9/11 victims, who have accused players of accepting “bloody money” from Saudi Arabia.
LIV Golf this week arrives in Bedminster, New Jersey, where the tour’s third event will be held at Trump’s National course.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal published on Tuesday, avid golfer Trump again spoke admiringly of LIV, describing it as “one of the hottest things to have happened in sports.”
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“I think LIV has been a great thing for Saudi Arabia, for the image of Saudi Arabia,” Trump told the paper.
“I think it’s going to be an incredible investment from that standpoint, and that’s more valuable than lots of other things because you can’t buy that – even with…