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Thu May 14, 2020, 05:36 PM

Trump's company has received at least $970,000 from U.S. taxpayers for room rentals

Source: WaPo

The U.S. government has paid at least $970,000 to President Trumpís company since Trump took office ó including payments for more than 1,600 nightly room rentals at Trumpís hotels and clubs, according to federal records obtained by The Washington Post.

Since March, The Post has catalogued an additional $340,000 in such payments. They were almost all related to trips taken by Trump, his family and his top officials. The government is not known to have paid for the rooms for Trump and his family members at his properties but it has paid for staffers and Secret Service agents to accompany the president.

The payments create an unprecedented business relationship between the presidentís private company and his government ó which began in the first month of Trumpís presidency, and continued into this year, records show.

The records show that taxpayers have now paid for the equivalent of more than four yearsí worth of nightly rentals at Trump properties, including 950 nights at Trumpís golf club in Bedminster, N.J., and 530 nights at the presidentís Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida, according to a Post analysis.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-company-has-received-at-least-970000-from-us-taxpayers-for-room-rentals/2020/05/14/26d27862-916d-11ea-9e23-6914ee410a5f_story.html

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Reply Trump's company has received at least $970,000 from U.S. taxpayers for room rentals (Original post)
demmiblue May 14 OP
Hoyt May 14 #1
keithbvadu2 May 14 #2
sakabatou May 14 #3
CaptYossarian May 14 #4
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin May 14 #5
Post removed May 15 #6
mercuryblues May 15 #7
NurseJackie May 15 #10
marble falls May 15 #8
Takket May 15 #9

Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 14, 2020, 05:48 PM

1. Biggest issue I'd have is if he paid more than comparable accommodations, or somehow

increased the number of trips beyond whatís reasonably necessary. (Yeah, I know an argument can be made that trump should stay isolated under a rock.)

Iíd prefer not to elect officials that might create these issues/conflicts. But voters, at least in 2016, apparently didnít care. Hope thatís rectified in November.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 14, 2020, 06:44 PM

2. Trump: 'I would rarely leave the White House'

Trump: 'I would rarely leave the White House'

http://thehill.com/blogs/in-the-know/245884-trump-i-would-rarely-leave-the-white-house

Yes, I would live in the White House because itís the appropriate thing to do,Ē he says.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 14, 2020, 06:49 PM

3. Profiting off the presidency again

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 14, 2020, 06:51 PM

4. Are we sure it isn't for bedbug removal?

Crab lice?

Orange stains on pillow cases when Vlad's in town?

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 14, 2020, 09:38 PM

5. K&R

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Fri May 15, 2020, 07:57 AM

7. The 1st post is always the hardest

Grab a pizza, a beer, and chill.



You might want to use the sarcasm emoticon, or you will get alerted on.

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Response to mercuryblues (Reply #7)

Fri May 15, 2020, 11:26 AM

10. Agreed! (Haaaaa!)


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Response to Post removed (Reply #6)

Fri May 15, 2020, 09:32 AM

8. Hate to think you made the trip for nothing, have some pizza!

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Response to marble falls (Reply #8)

Fri May 15, 2020, 09:43 AM

9. Too late lol

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