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Sat Jun 15, 2019, 07:55 PM

TRUMP'S JULY 4 GALA TO DRAIN SECURITY COSTS FROM SPECIAL FUND BECAUSE HE HASN'T PAID

HIS LAST BILL: REPORT

'President Donald Trump's Fourth of July speech will drain money from a security source used to protect the nation's capital from terrorist threats because he still has not paid the full bill from his inauguration.

The Washington Post reported that the Trump administration and Congress still have not paid the District over $7 million in fees from the 2017 inauguration, which was the last time Trump held a large event at the National Mall. To pay for the Fourth of July event, which White House officials have named "A Salute to America," the District will have to pull money from a fund devoted to hosting state funerals and foreign dignitary visits, as well as protecting the city from terrorist threats. The financial strain caused by Trump's speech is expected to push the fund over budget.

The Post article comes after the Center for Public Integrity released a report saying that, despite Trump's frequent laudation of police, he had not paid at least 10 cities for the public-safety costs of his rallies. In Lebanon, Ohio, Trump asked his crowd "Do we love law enforcement or what?"

But the president's campaign did not respond to an invoice totaling nearly $16,200 in public safety costs deriving from the event—a small sum compared to the $841,219 that cities are requesting from the president. While the report noted that Trump may not be legally obligated to pay, as the campaign and city governments didn't conclude written contracts, critics have used the outstanding fees to note Trump's legacy of avoiding payments.'>>>

https://www.newsweek.com/trump-july-4-gala-drain-security-costs-special-fund-1444088?

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elleng Jun 15 OP
badhair77 Jun 15 #1
Ohiogal Jun 15 #2
montanacowboy Jun 15 #3
Tech Jun 15 #4
tikka Jun 15 #5
PoindexterOglethorpe Jun 16 #6

Response to elleng (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2019, 08:04 PM

1. The rest of us do not get to spend, spend, spend without paying.

We just get to pay, pay, pay without any input. Again the rules do not apply to him.

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2019, 08:11 PM

2. Disgusting deadbeat.

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2019, 08:27 PM

3. So What?

The American sucker taxpayer will pay it for him

And some will even attend this atrocity



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Response to elleng (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2019, 08:30 PM

4. Don't provide security until he settled security debts everywhere.

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Response to Tech (Reply #4)

Sat Jun 15, 2019, 11:55 PM

5. It's pay to play or it should be.

Tell him no until he pays his bills.

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 12:46 AM

6. Someone ought to haul his ass into small claims court.

Wouldn't you just love to see him in front of Judge Judy?

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