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Miami-Dade mayor recuses himself from Trump golf talks: Miami-Dade County

Feb 11, 2015 - The Miami Herald

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has been in discussions with Donald Trump for more than a year about the celebrity developer taking over the county's waterfront golf course in Crandon Park, but pledged Wednesday not to influence his administration's handling of the proposed deal.

Gimenez cited his son's lobbying work in Doral for Trump, saying a recusal was needed to remove any question about financial conflict for the golf-course mogul -- who also recently became a top contributor to the ...