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Bruce(OR)    Posted 07-17-2017 at 10:25:37 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Cost of Trump in the big house
  • the Trump administration released their annual report to Congress

    on White House Office Personnel. It includes the name, status, salary and

    position title of all 377 White House employees. The report also said that

    Trump decided not to take a dime of his salary, instead he donated it to an

    amazing cause! (see below) .

    The report also showed that President Trump is far better at saving money

    than Obama was. The total annual White House salaries under trump are $35.8

    million vs. $40.9 under Obama, a savings of $5.1 million.

    Here are some other key findings:

    There are 110 fewer employees on White House staff under Trump than under

    Obama at this point in their respective presidencies.

    Nineteen fewer staffers are dedicated to The First Lady of the United States

    (FLOTUS). Currently, there are five staffers dedicated to Melania Trump vs.

    24 staffers who served Michelle Obama (FY2009).


    However, it's what the report said Trump did with this salary that has

    everyone talking!

    Instead of taking his salary, Trump donated all $400,000 to the Department

    of the Interior where it will be used for construction and repair needs at

    military cemeteries! AMAZING! It's so great to have a President who loves

    our brave military men and women so much!

    Oh, and where's the media coverage of this? Oh that's right, they don't

    cover anything good that the President does.

    Randy Pa.    Posted 07-17-2017 at 14:54:50 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • President Donald Trump — who criticized politicians in September for “wasting” taxpayer money — is on track to spend more on travel costs in his first year as president than President Barack Obama did during his entire eight-year tenure in the White House.
    The discrepancy in travel costs was visualized in a graphic posted on Reddit Thursday night, which was widely shared the following day. The graphic used reporting from the Washington Post to show Trump spent nearly $10 million in his first month as president, while Obama spent $12 million per year. 
    Read: Cost Of Obama’s Travel, Vacation: President Spent Almost $100 Million Of Taxpayers Money
    If Trump’s travel costs stay consistent throughout his entire presidency, they could reach $480 million for one term and $960 million for two. In contrast, over Obama’s travel costs reached $97 million over his eight years in office.
    Part of that is due to Trump’s frequent trips to his Mar-A-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida. St. Patrick’s Day weekend marked the fifth time Trump made the trip to Mar-A-Lago since he was inaugurated Jan. 20. In part because of high security costs, each trip to Florida costs an estimated $3 million. After five trips to his “Winter White House,” Trump’s trips will have cost taxpayers an estimated $15 million.

    Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 07-18-2017 at 15:43:25 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • From your favorite journalistic enterprise
  • From HuffPo, which you have copied and pasted from for years here:

    "President Barack Obama’s tour of sub-Saharan Africa this month was supposed to make history as his first stay extended stay in the region, but a report by the Washington Post this week has shifted focus onto the trip’s price tag, which could reach upwards of $100 million."


    Dean    Posted 07-18-2017 at 20:58:15 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: From your favorite journalistic enterprise
  • Do I smell troll?

    Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 07-18-2017 at 21:35:19 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: From your favorite journalistic enterprise
  • Randy has been a regular here for a few years. He usually pastes in HuffPo blog posts about global warming......errrrrrrrrr.....climate change.

    Dean    Posted 07-18-2017 at 23:19:25 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: From your favorite journalistic enterprise
  • Well aware of that but posts herein are of the trolling nature.

    Randy Pa.    Posted 07-18-2017 at 15:59:08 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: From your favorite journalistic enterprise
  • not this time Ed

    Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 07-18-2017 at 16:09:27 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Well of course not...
  • a true liberal won't be principled or consistent about anything, right? So, this time HuffPo is wrong?

    Sooooo....you've given up on HuffPo. What was your source for the #fakenews that you posted above?

    Randy Pa.    Posted 07-18-2017 at 19:22:41 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Well of course not...
  • No, I have not given up on HuffPost, I do not remember where the article came from since there were several that had the same numbers and statistics and as for #fakenews, I did not get it from a conservative source :).

    Gaspump    Posted 07-18-2017 at 13:05:36 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Cost of Trump in the big house
  • Actually the many trips to FL by the Owe family are strangely being overlooked. How about Big M and the kids commandeering the Disney Castle more than once, how about O taking over 35 golf weekends in FL mostly with the likes of Tiger at the posh private and foreign owned resort neat Tigers home. Why did the Orlando Sentinel quit reporting these trips suddenly after the large article that described O's 35 such weekend outings, was it they charged them to official gov business? I sometimes used to go outside and watch AF1 and the lack of any planes in sight on the very busy NY to MIA flyway near our home. It always was shut down for 1/2 hr when they came or went, very rare sight with no traffic present.

    steveVa    Posted 07-17-2017 at 10:49:35 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Cost of Trump in the big house
  • Not surprising that the lamestream media does not cover any good news!!!
    The media has gone batsh!t Crazy ever since Trump won.
    Who ever said that it would get ugly when you start draining the swamp was 100% correct.
    When we see the lib democrat senators speak these days, they are like crazed raccoons who have lost their garbage cans full of good spoils.

    Thank you President Trump for looking out for our Military...

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