Friday, April 14, 2017

Trump Just Ditched Work Early To Go On Another Vacation

 The rest of us may have to wait until the end of business Friday for the start of Easter weekend, but less than four days after he left his Mar-A-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, President Donald Trump headed back there today on Air Force One, which costs $142,380 an hour to operate.

That is only part of the estimated $3 million cost to the federal government each weekend as Trump heads to what he calls his Winter White House. This weekend will be the seventh time he heads there in the 13 weeks he has been President, at a minimum cost to taxpayers of $21 million. 

Trump, who criticized President Obama for playing too much golf while in office, is on track to spend as much on his travel in his first year in office as President Obama spent in his entire term.   

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