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Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:20 AM

Trump's 29th Trip To Mar-a-Lago Brings Golf Tab To 334 Years Of Presidential Salary

President Donald Trump returned to Mar-a-Lago on Friday evening for the 29th golf-related trip of his presidency to his for-profit Palm Beach, Florida, resort, raising his total taxpayer golf tab to $133.8 million.

That figure translates to 334 years of the presidential salary that Trump and his supporters frequently boast he is not taking.

During Barack Obama’s presidency, Trump frequently claimed he was playing golf too much and at too great an expense to taxpayers.

“I play golf to relax. My company is in great shape. @BarackObama plays golf to escape work while America goes down the drain,” Trump tweeted in December 2011.

“Can you believe that, with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day playing golf. Worse than Carter,” he wrote three years later.

As he began his own run for the White House, candidate Trump repeatedly promised that golf would never make it onto a President Trump’s schedule.


https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-golf-mar-a-lago-taxpayers_n_5e4712b9c5b64d860fcab86c

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packman Feb 15 OP
smirkymonkey Feb 15 #1
dchill Feb 15 #2
CaptYossarian Feb 15 #3
enough Feb 15 #4
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 15 #5
Initech Feb 15 #8
moondust Feb 15 #6
struggle4progress Feb 15 #7
keithbvadu2 Feb 16 #9

Response to packman (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:47 AM

1. Lazy, grifting pig!

Have I mentioned how much I hate him recently?

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:47 AM

2. "Trump repeatedly promised..."

There you go.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 12:03 PM

3. He's accusing an African-American of escaping work?

These are people who were kidnapped and separated from their families in order to build a young nation for lazy, rich white people.

The kidnapping and separation will never happen again, right? Oh, wait. Now I know his plan at the border with those kids.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 12:12 PM

4. Should be a great little campaign ad, starting with him bragging about donating

his s Presidential salary to charity.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 09:56 PM

5. Get paid for golfing even if you're not a pro

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #5)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:54 PM

8. Not only is he not a pro, he is allegedly one of the worst cheats at it.

I wouldn't want him in my foursome.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 10:54 PM

6. Not just golf.

Last edited Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:36 PM - Edit history (2)

Taxpayers are also presumably paying for his campaign trips and events. I don't know if there is any reimbursement for purely political travel.

President Donald Trump is headed to Las Vegas next week.

Trump’s re-election campaign on Saturday announced a “Keep America Great” rally at noon on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road in Las Vegas.

Tickets are available on the campaign’s website.
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Trump’s latest visit to Las Vegas comes just one day ahead of Nevada’s highly anticipated Democratic presidential caucus...
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https://www.rgj.com/story/news/politics/2020/02/15/trump-rally-supporters-las-vegas-next-week/4772971002/

Apparently trying to upstage the Democratic primaries, he did this first in Iowa, then New Hampshire, now Nevada, soon to be South Carolina and beyond. It's purely political. Not only are taxpayers presumably footing his bills but his campaign is also selling tickets to these events.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:26 PM

7. I don't have time for golf



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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 12:06 AM

9. He is fulfilling his campaign promises to golf more and vacation more than Obama.

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