So, file this under the Ah Crap heading…
Again, this was only for the cost of protecting Trump, not for his jet flights or time at the resort itself. And it doesn’t account for the cost of the Secret Service agents or other federal employees assigned to guard the president. Rather, it represents the cost to the Federal government of using Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies to protect Trump, who are paid overtime for the duty.
In short, Mar-a-Largo is looking like a fairly serious money pit as far as the Federal budget is concerned. Yet, curiously, no one seems to be talking about it…while the GOP is busily cutting back on food stamps and social services.
Funny how it all balances out. One might almost think someone in the government valued golf over human life.