Connect with us

Trump’s golf bill now tops $100 million


Trump’s golf bill now tops $100 million

Trump’s golf bill now tops $100 million

It’s not the most significant broken promise of Trump’s presidency, but it might be the most brazen. In August of 2016, Donald Trump stood before an audience in northern Virginia and made a casual, but firm promise. As president, he said, “I’m going to be working for you. I’m not going to have time to play golf.”

President Donald Trump has racked up up a hefty golf bill since taking office, costing taxpayers an extra $102 million in travel and security expenses.

The president has golfed at his Florida courses on 24 different occasions, which has cost taxpayers $81 million, according to a Huffington Post analysis released Wednesday.

Another $17 million was spent for his 15 trips to Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in New Jersey, $1 million for a visit to his resort in Los Angeles and a minimum of $3 million was spent on a two day trip in July 2018 to the Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Almost half the money spent on the Scotland golf outing was to cover the rental cars expenses needed for the entourage that accompanies the president on his trips abroad.

Trump is a big golf fan, and even awarded golf legend Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after his comeback where he won the Masters last month. 

The over $100 million in golf expenses is expected to increase substantially with Trump’s scheduled visit to his club in Doonbeg, Ireland next month, which, the analysis says will garner a seven-figure bill.

Trump is making his stop in Ireland as part of his scheduled June trip to Europe.

The White House announced Tuesday that he would be traveling to England and France as part of commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Later in the day Tuesday the White House said that Trump would be meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in Shannon, Ireland, just a few dozen miles from the Doonbeg resort.

According to a CNN report, the president wanted to meet with Varadkar at his resort, but the Irish government felt it would be inappropriate.

‘Protocol dictates that any event they host for President Trump should be at a venue of their choosing and certainly not at an hotel owned by Trump.’ a source said of the Irish government, according to CNN. ‘It is a bit unseemly to demand that the Taoiseach (Irish prime minister) host President Trump at his hotel.’

Trump and other Republicans often criticized former President Barack Obama for golfing.

However, the current president has spent twice as many days on the course as Obama did at the same point in his first term, and Trump has cost taxpayers three times as much since he insists on trips to New Jersey and Florida to play at his resorts.

Trump volunteered not take the presidential salary, saving taxpayers $400,000 per year, but he has spent 255 times that amount on golf outings.

The cost is also three times the amount Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation cost taxpayers, which summated to more than $12.2 million.

Continue Reading
You may also like...


  1. Casey

    May 23, 2019 at 7:41 am

    Who cares? He’s donated his whole salary idiots!

  2. Laura

    May 23, 2019 at 8:08 am

    But, he does not take a salary as President, you snowflake critics can’t have it both ways, grow up.

  3. Russell E Meyers

    May 23, 2019 at 9:07 am

    How much money did Obama send to Iran? Billions

  4. Russell E Meyers

    May 23, 2019 at 9:09 am

    How much did Obama send to Obama? Billions FOUR!

  5. Sarah Tarkington

    May 24, 2019 at 9:38 am

    Emm, how much did Obama cost us while he was frequently playing golf? Don’t remember anyone reporting on that invoice.

  6. how to get help in windows 10

    May 28, 2019 at 12:14 am

    Ahaa, its pleasant discussion about this article at this place
    at this webpage, I have read all that, so now me also commenting here.

  7. how to get help in windows 10

    May 30, 2019 at 10:24 pm

    Hello! This post could not be written any better! Reading this post reminds me of my previous room mate!
    He always kept talking about this. I will forward this post to him.
    Fairly certain he will have a good read. Many thanks for sharing!

  8. gamefly free trial

    May 31, 2019 at 7:21 am

    This is the right site for everyone who would like to find
    out about this topic. You understand so much its
    almost tough to argue with you (not that I really would want to…HaHa).
    You definitely put a fresh spin on a topic that has been discussed for a long time.
    Wonderful stuff, just excellent!

  9. gamefly free trial

    June 2, 2019 at 11:25 am

    Excellent, what a web site it is! This website presents valuable
    information to us, keep it up.

  10. gamefly free trial

    June 3, 2019 at 12:18 pm

    Hi there, after reading this remarkable post i am as well happy
    to share my familiarity here with colleagues.

  11. gamefly free trial

    June 4, 2019 at 10:01 am

    Tremendous things here. I am very satisfied to look your article.

    Thanks a lot and I’m taking a look forward to touch you.
    Will you kindly drop me a mail?

  12. gamefly free trial

    June 6, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Amazing! Its really amazing piece of writing, I have got much clear idea concerning from this piece of writing.

  13. gamefly free trial

    June 7, 2019 at 11:22 am

    Hey! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that would be okay.
    I’m absolutely enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts.

  14. ps4 games 2019 list coming out

    June 7, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    Excellent beat ! I wish to apprentice while you amend
    your web site, how can i subscribe for a blog site? The account helped me a acceptable deal.
    I had been tiny bit acquainted of this your broadcast provided bright clear idea

  15. playstation 4 best games ever made 2019

    June 11, 2019 at 9:31 pm

    It is appropriate time to make some plans for the future
    and it is time to be happy. I have read this post
    and if I could I want to suggest you some interesting things or suggestions.
    Perhaps you can write next articles referring to
    this article. I wish to read even more things about it!

  16. quest bars cheap

    June 14, 2019 at 6:08 am

    I visited multiple sites however the audio quality for audio songs present at this website is truly superb.

  17. quest bars

    June 16, 2019 at 11:45 am

    My spouse and I absolutely love your blog and find many of your post’s to be exactly I’m looking for.
    Would you offer guest writers to write content for you?
    I wouldn’t mind writing a post or elaborating on many of the
    subjects you write regarding here. Again, awesome blog!


    June 17, 2019 at 6:57 am

    I am in fact thankful to the holder of this site who has shared this impressive article at at this place.

  19. plenty of fish dating site

    June 21, 2019 at 3:17 pm

    This blog was… how do you say it? Relevant!! Finally I
    have found something that helped me. Thank you!

  20. quest bars cheap

    June 23, 2019 at 3:38 am

    Its such as you learn my thoughts! You appear to understand
    so much about this, like you wrote the ebook in it or something.
    I feel that you can do with a few p.c. to pressure
    the message house a bit, however other than that, this is magnificent blog.
    A great read. I’ll definitely be back.

  21. how to get help in windows 10

    June 29, 2019 at 12:31 am

    Simply desire to say your article is as amazing. The clearness for your publish is just great and i could suppose
    you’re a professional on this subject. Fine along with your permission allow me to grasp your RSS feed to keep updated with approaching post.
    Thanks one million and please keep up the gratifying


    July 1, 2019 at 9:07 am

    Hi, i think that i saw you visited my web site thus i came to “return the favor”.I’m
    trying to find things to enhance my website!I suppose its ok to use some of your ideas!!

  23. quest bars cheap 2019 coupon

    July 9, 2019 at 2:51 am

    I am not sure where you are getting your information, but good topic.

    I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more.

    Thanks for great information I was looking for this information for my mission.

  24. quest bars cheap

    July 10, 2019 at 9:41 pm

    Excellent goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you are just
    extremely fantastic. I really like what you have
    acquired here, certainly like what you are saying and the
    way in which you say it. You make it entertaining and you still care for to keep it sensible.
    I can not wait to read much more from you.
    This is actually a wonderful website.

  25. how to get help in windows 10

    July 17, 2019 at 12:30 am

    Good day! This is kind of off topic but I need
    some advice from an established blog. Is it very
    difficult to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure
    things out pretty fast. I’m thinking about creating
    my own but I’m not sure where to start. Do you have any ideas
    or suggestions? Thanks

  26. how to get help in windows 10

    July 17, 2019 at 8:21 pm

    whoah this weblog is excellent i love reading your articles.
    Stay up the good work! You already know, a lot of people are hunting round for this
    info, you can help them greatly.

  27. plenty of fish dating site

    July 19, 2019 at 7:45 am

    Asking questions are actually good thing if you are not understanding anything completely, except this post
    offers fastidious understanding yet.

  28. plenty of fish dating site

    July 23, 2019 at 2:34 am

    Hi to every body, it’s my first go to see of this weblog; this web site contains
    remarkable and actually excellent data designed for readers.

  29. natalielise

    July 24, 2019 at 1:52 pm

    Every weekend i used to visit this web page, for the reason that
    i want enjoyment, as this this web site conations actually
    nice funny stuff too. pof natalielise

  30. plenty of fish dating site

    July 25, 2019 at 7:04 am

    What’s up i am kavin, its my first time to
    commenting anyplace, when i read this paragraph i thought
    i could also create comment due to this sensible piece
    of writing.


    July 25, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    I was very happy to find this great site. I need to to thank
    you for your time just for this wonderful read!!
    I definitely enjoyed every little bit of it and i also have you
    saved as a favorite to see new things on your website.
    natalielise plenty of fish

  32. dating site

    July 31, 2019 at 8:42 am

    Spot on with this write-up, I absolutely believe that this website
    needs much more attention. I’ll probably be back again to read more, thanks for the advice!

  33. dating site

    August 1, 2019 at 2:32 am

    This website was… how do I say it? Relevant!! Finally I’ve found something that helped me.

  34. plenty of fish dating site

    August 14, 2019 at 12:12 am

    Do you mind if I quote a few of your posts as long as I provide credit and sources
    back to your website? My website is in the exact same niche as yours and my users would certainly benefit from a lot
    of the information you present here. Please let me know if this
    okay with you. Appreciate it!

  35. descargar facebook

    August 18, 2019 at 1:24 pm

    I visited many web sites except the audio feature for audio songs current at this web site is truly wonderful.

  36. descargar facebook

    August 19, 2019 at 12:53 am

    No matter if some one searches for his necessary
    thing, so he/she desires to be available that in detail, thus that thing is maintained over here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending Now


To Top