According to Newsweek, “the Trumps are set to become the most expensive first family in history if they don’t immediately begin reducing their lavish spending habits and frequent trips across the globe – and taxpayers are set to continue picking up the tab for as long as they keep it up.”
“From Melania Trump’s refusal to move to Washington, D.C. and subsequent usage of the Secret Service to secure the entirety of Trump Towers in Manhattan any time she’s is in the building, to the elder first children often traveling across the U.S. and abroad, the estimated price tags are tremendous.”
Why did @BarackObama and his family travel separately to Martha's Vineyard? They love to extravagantly spend on the taxpayers' dime.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 26, 2011
“For context, President Donald Trump is expected to outpace the entirety of former President Barack Obama’s eight-year travel costs with plenty of time to spare in just his first year as the leader of the free world.”
President @BarackObama's vacation is costing taxpayers millions of dollars—-Unbelievable!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 5, 2012
“Whereas Obama spent close to $12.1 million annually in travel costs, Trump may have already doubled that benchmark on trips to Mar-A-Lago alone before the close of his first 100 days.”