Before becoming president, Trump was very critical of taxpayer money being spent for Obama’s vacations:
With a record deficit and $15 trillion in debt, @BarackObama is spending $4 million of our money on his Hawaii vacation. Just plain wrong.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 19, 2011
Even if @BarackObama stays in DC, taxpayers will pay millions for his Hawaii vacation when Americans are struggling http://t.co/eKd7gzXI
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 22, 2011
The Obama’s Spain vacation cost taxpayers over $476K http://t.co/W6kIpd5x They love to spend money.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 27, 2012
With 15% US real unemployment and a 16T debt, @Michelle Obama’s luxurious Aspen vacation – her 16th – cost us over $1M http://t.co/CVPNrEmD
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 20, 2012
Secret Service members on break from Obama’s $4M vacation are more than welcomed to relax at Hawaii’s top hotel @TrumpWaikiki.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 20, 2013
After becoming president Trump seemed to have no problem spending taxpayer money with frequent trips to Mar a Lago and paying to keep the First Lady in New York.
In his first 80 days as President, Trump has spent an estimated $21.6 million in taxpayer funded trips to his private clubs such as Mar a Lago. In comparison, conservative watchdog group Judicial Law Center estimated that Obama spent $96 million dollars in taxpayer funded trips during his eight years as President. This means at Trump’s current pace, he will surpass in one year, what Obama spent in eight years