“The reason I am staying in Bedminster, N.J., a beautiful community, is that staying in NYC is much more expensive and disruptive. Meetings!”
A short Trump tweet with multiple lies. First of all, the only meeting he will be attending is when the head of his golf club meets the contours of his ball. Trump doesn’t work Monday through Friday, are we expected to believe that he works on the weekends?
As for costs, I know a place which is already designed for “meetings,” and would not waste millions of taxpayer dollars; it’s called the ‘White House.’ Trump’s lies are pitiful; they are entirely transparent, and that’s the only thing about his administration which is.
Flying on Air Force One costs taxpayers approximately $200,000 an hour. Then there is the cost of flying the presidential limousine, and the charges for SUV’s needed for the secret service and others traveling with the president. The estimates for the cost to taxpayers for each trip to Mar-a-Lago is $3,000,000. The New York Police Department will be reimbursed for $146,000 each day she remains in Trump Tower. This does not include the cost of secret service protection. Each of Trump’s golf trips to courses other than Mar-a-Lago is estimated to cost $1,000,000. There has been no estimate regarding the cost of his 2020 campaign rallies, but the minimum is certainly $2,000,000 each. Add in the costs of extra secret service when his family travels for business or pleasure, and the conservative estimate is that Trump cost taxpayers more than $30,000,000 in his first 100 days.
Do you believe that we should pay for the continuation of Trump’s lavish lifestyle while he continues to defile the White House?
Is Trump that ignorant that he is unaware of the fact that the White House was constructed to provide both living quarters and a secure working environment for the president?
We must demand that Trump performs the job for which he was elected. Being the president is not a four-year vacation. Better, yet, why don’t we impeach him and offer him a return to his permanent vacation? I think that’s a very good idea.
by James Turnage
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