While the War on the Poor’s out the gate

“On days when first lady Melania Trump and the couple’s son, Barron, are the only ones in the city, security going forward will cost between $127,000 and $145,000 per day, less than when the president is in residence.”

 

Fortune

 

“The U.S. taxpayer is paying an exorbitant amount of money to protect the First Lady in Trump Tower, located in New York City. As to help relieve the national debt, this expense yields no positive results for the nation and should be cut from being funded.”

 

Make Melania Trump stay in the White House or pay for the expenses herself
Petition at change.org nearing 500,000 signatures

 


 

While the War on the Poor’s out the gate
in the budget that’s up for debate,
it could cut $20 mil*
off the taxpayers’ bill
if Melania would live with her mate.

© 2017 Mary Boren

*This low estimate assumes she follows through in moving to the White House at the end of the school term.


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