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    Quote Originally Posted by gamewell45 View Post
    Well, if it were monies spent on travel or related to travel I'd say yes, but i think we are really stretching it here and I don't want to get clipped for derailing a thread. I'd feel much more comfortable if we just start a new thread. I'm sure it won't be that big of a deal to start a new thread.

    On that note I'm going to bed before I turn into a pumpkin. See everyone tomorrow!
    Night Night, always a pleasure!

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    Trump should take a tip from the clintons: start a charitable foundation which only gives 10-15% of the donations to the charity. Use the rest to cover administrative expenses. Strong arm other countries to pour money into it, giving them favors to keep it coming, even if it hurts the country.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ Jim View Post
    yes on OUR dime and time. He campaigned saying he wouldn't have time for that. If you hadn't elected him it would have not cost us a dime.
    Are you kidding? Clinton would have stolen more than that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gamewell45 View Post
    It's my understanding that he charges the government for all the golf carts the Secret Service use in addition to other services as well. All that money goes into his hotels, golf courses etc. Sort of fishey if you ask me. Why not have him golf at the local country club over in Virginia or Maryland to really cut costs. The secret service can drive him or chopper him there and back if need be sure beats the use of a jet and all of the other security measures they'd have to take as well.
    For openers he can go where he wants to go. He has no control over what the Secret Service does. Air Force One wasn't his idea. The guards aren't his idea. None of this is on him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    For openers he can go where he wants to go. He has no control over what the Secret Service does. Air Force One wasn't his idea. The guards aren't his idea. None of this is on him.
    You are right, of course.
    None of this is his fault. That 1.5 (trillion is it?) is added to the deficit is not his fault. The dems could have prevented it by caving in.
    The cost of building a wall is not his fault. The dems could agree to fund the cost but didn't. It's the dems fault.
    Obamacare. A bloody disaster. The dems should have voted to abolish it and allow medical care to reach its own level. They didn't. It's the dems fault.
    All of his Admin picks were exceptional. It wasn't Trumps fault he had to dismiss those he dismissed. It's the fault of the media.
    There shouldn't be any investigation into Russian tampering into the election because they didn't interfere. It's everybody's fault.
    It's all a conspiracy to bring him down because Clinton lost the election.
    I don't know why I didn't realise it before!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beevee View Post
    You are right, of course.
    None of this is his fault. That 1.5 (trillion is it?) is added to the deficit is not his fault. The dems could have prevented it by caving in.
    The cost of building a wall is not his fault. The dems could agree to fund the cost but didn't. It's the dems fault.
    Obamacare. A bloody disaster. The dems should have voted to abolish it and allow medical care to reach its own level. They didn't. It's the dems fault.
    All of his Admin picks were exceptional. It wasn't Trumps fault he had to dismiss those he dismissed. It's the fault of the media.
    There shouldn't be any investigation into Russian tampering into the election because they didn't interfere. It's everybody's fault.
    It's all a conspiracy to bring him down because Clinton lost the election.
    I don't know why I didn't realise it before!
    The thread is about spending for the President. I don't know why you're here. You never add anything to this forum.

    All of your points are wrong anyway. No, made up bull$#@!.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    The thread is about spending for the President. I don't know why you're here. You never add anything to this forum.

    All of your points are wrong anyway. No, made up bull$#@!.
    Of course they are. Only deplorables can take America to where it is now.
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    Mad Kim vying with mad Donald.
    What happens tomorrow?
    Nothing good. That's for sure!

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    All of these government workers are crooks. Lol at free country, democracy, "republic" and whatever else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    For openers he can go where he wants to go. He has no control over what the Secret Service does. Air Force One wasn't his idea. The guards aren't his idea. None of this is on him.
    I agree he can go where he wants; just that there are ways to help reign in the costs which are something he can assist in. If he's going to a golf course 10 miles away, he won't need Air Force One and all the trappings that go along with it. That was the primary point of my post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Xl View Post
    All of these government workers are crooks. Lol at free country, democracy, "republic" and whatever else.
    To liberals freedom is dictated.
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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