Donald Trump has spent more money on his golf outings than has been spent on the Russian investigation.

By | 2018-06-03T16:20:07+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Front Page, News, News2|Tags: , , , , , |7 Comments

Courtesy of The Hill:

President Trump has spent more in taxpayer dollars on his frequent trips to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida than Robert Mueller’s office has spent on the Russia investigation so far, despite Trump’s attacks on the high cost of the Russia probe.

The president has repeatedly attacked the Mueller probe for racking up millions of dollars in expenditures after the Justice Department reported this week that the special counsel’s office had spent roughly $16.7 million on expenses in just over a year of investigation.

“A.P. has just reported that the Russian Hoax Investigation has now cost our government over $17 million, and going up fast. No Collusion, except by the Democrats!” Trump tweeted on Friday.

$17 million that sounds like a lot, right?

That depends on what you compare it to.

According to the website TrumpGolfCount.com, the president has now made 17 separate trips to the Florida resort since taking office last year, which the website goes on to estimate has cost American taxpayers about $34,181,000 so far.

The president has spent 69 days at just Mar-a-Lago since January 2017. and has made multiple visits to other Trump properties since taking office as well.

Keep this in mind the next time you hear Republicans bitching about how much this Russian investigation is costing. 

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7 Comments

  1. Anonymous June 3, 2018 at 6:27 am - Reply

    That is $2,010,647.00 per trip. Repeat> Two Million Ten thousand Six hundred forty seven per trip. +.06 cents to be exact.

  2. Anonymous June 3, 2018 at 6:39 am - Reply

    Oh yeah, one look at that picture. The healthiest president ever? Eye roll.

  3. Anonymous June 3, 2018 at 6:58 am - Reply

    Lil Kim Un is requesting the US pay the tab on his room in Singapore to the tune of $6000 per night, or in other terms 22 nights with Stormy D.

  4. Anonymous June 3, 2018 at 7:13 am - Reply

    FB>Jim Wright
    “So … Manafort who once worked for that bastion of upstanding impeccable legal rightness, Ronald Reagan, didn’t do anything wrong but Trump wouldn’t have hired him anyway because the FBI was secretly “doing a number on him” but Trump DID hire Manafort because it was somehow the Obama Administration’s Justice Department’s responsibility to vet Manafort for employment by the Trump Campaign and brief Trump himself personally and because they didn’t do that Trump, who hires only the best people, was unaware that Manafort was such a shitbag even though he actually wasn’t and besides Manafort only worked for Trump for a short time late in the campaign anyway which is totally fine.
    I have that right?

    Shorter Version: The buck stops pretty much anywhere except at Trump’s desk.”

  5. anonymous June 3, 2018 at 7:26 am - Reply

    https://www.rawstory.com/2018/06/former-us-attorney-preet-bharara-president-pardoning-almost-self-executing-impeachment/

    ““I think it would be outrageous,” Bharara told Bash. “I think if the president decided he was going to pardon himself, I think that’s almost self-executing impeachment. Whether or not there’s a minor legal argument that some law professor somewhere in a legal journal can make, that’s not what the framers could have intended.”

    “The second thing is, when Rudy Giuliani says… the president is not contemplating [pardoning himself],” “I have no faith in that whatsoever.””

  6. Anonymous in Chicago June 3, 2018 at 9:32 pm - Reply

    Trump only weighs 239 pounds? I’m sure that’s 239 pounds – on his right side!

    Gag me with a spoon.

  7. Anonymous June 4, 2018 at 1:16 am - Reply

    LOL first we had the metaphor of going down the escalator for his presidency, now we have the visual of him “climbing” out the of sewage that is his administration.

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