Trump’s constant weekend golfing visits to Mar-a-Lago, his Palm Beach estate and private club, have cost us tens of millions of dollars already — and are projected to cost far more, depending how long he remains president. In the meantime, the grifting Trumps are actually profiting from his use of the “Southern White House” for high-profile meetings with heads of state.
Trump extracted a “promise” from Boeing’s CEO that the cost of replacing Air Force One would not exceed $4 billion. This is Trump’s latest move to use the bully pulpit to pressure companies to make it appear as if he is advancing an economic agenda.
“The plane is totally out of control. I think it’s ridiculous. I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. We want Boeing to make a lot of money but not that much money,” Trump told reporters.