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Mon Apr 5, 2021, 08:38 PM

Trump's Mar-a-Lago charged Secret Service almost $16,000 for $396 hotel rooms during presidential Ch

Source: Business Insider

Christmas trip

Former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, raked in $15,846 in US taxpayer money by charging the Secret Service $396 a night for hotel rooms during a Christmas trip, The Washington Post reported on Monday.

The rooms cost almost double the limit of $205 a night under federal rules, which the White House can override. Trump stayed at Mar-a-Lago for eight days last December as he golfed and aggressively fought to overturn the result of the election.

As president, Trump spent 142 days at his gilded Florida property, which he dubbed the "Winter White House." He hosted foreign heads of state while surrounded by club members, ordered a controversial strike from the resort, and played many rounds of golf with political allies. (He played golf at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach about 87 times, The Post reported.)

Trump's 32 trips to Palm Beach - among the many other visits to Trump-owned properties over his four years in office - cost taxpayers a pretty penny. And that was after Trump told supporters on the campaign trail that, if elected, he wouldn't have time to play golf and likely wouldn't visit his own properties. As of October, Trump's properties had received $2.5 million from American taxpayers and $5.6 million from the president's campaign and fundraising group, according to The Post.

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/trumps-mar-lago-charged-secret-185034553.html

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Reply Trump's Mar-a-Lago charged Secret Service almost $16,000 for $396 hotel rooms during presidential Ch (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Apr 2021 OP
soothsayer Apr 2021 #1
Trueblue1968 Apr 2021 #15
turbinetree Apr 2021 #2
SeattleVet Apr 2021 #3
DENVERPOPS Apr 2021 #4
Deuxcents Apr 2021 #5
bronxiteforever Apr 2021 #6
Hotler Apr 2021 #7
SWBTATTReg Apr 2021 #8
no_hypocrisy Apr 2021 #9
bottomofthehill Apr 2021 #10
bottomofthehill Apr 2021 #11
bottomofthehill Apr 2021 #12
central scrutinizer Apr 2021 #13
Martin68 Apr 2021 #14
bluestarone Apr 2021 #16
BlueWavePsych Apr 2021 #17
Javaman Apr 2021 #18

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 08:39 PM

1. Really loathe that guy

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Response to soothsayer (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 6, 2021, 02:18 AM

15. he should have to return all that money. HE STOLE FROM THE USA.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 08:58 PM

2. I want my money back, what he did was against the federal rules

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 08:58 PM

3. Grifters gotta grift. nt

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:00 PM

4. These costs are

GROSSLY understated..............There is no way these amounts include all the "incidental" expenses that are quite substantial for his adventures......not even close............

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:16 PM

5. Demand a refund

And get it.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:25 PM

6. Kick and recommend for visibility

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:26 PM

7. Go pound sand, sue us..... nt

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:26 PM

8. Mr. Biden should pull secret service support from rump and cronies. Since they are deliberately

screwing the American taxpayer, enough is enough. rump can pay for his own security from now on.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:27 PM

9. Can these excessive expenses be reviewed by a federal agency

and be reduced?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:51 PM

10. There are plenty of less expensive hotels near by

tRump is no longer President no agent should ever spend a night there again. Post standers only. How pissed will trump be that the Service is staying at an 89 dollar Hampton Inn and pulling 12 hour shifts at his shithole club

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Response to bottomofthehill (Reply #10)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:53 PM

11. Take a piece of the club eminent domain put a couple of trailers up

Let the service sleep there and use them for office space.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:54 PM

12. Park a couple old gulf streams in the parking lot

Let the agents bunk in there

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 09:55 PM

13. That's less than one dollar per bedbug

Just saying

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Apr 6, 2021, 12:22 AM

14. Fucking conman. I really can't understand how any patriotic American could support this fraud.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Apr 6, 2021, 09:25 AM

16. Actually surprised they wern't charged $1000 a night

That's who he is.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Apr 6, 2021, 12:14 PM

17. 'stop the steal'

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Apr 6, 2021, 03:52 PM

18. how exactly does he get away with price fixing? nt

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