The White Home reportedly paid almost $1 million to hire 4 limousines from an Irish funeral house for President TrumpDonald John TrumpYouTube declines to take motion in opposition to commentator accused of racist, homophobic harassment YouTube declines to take motion in opposition to commentator accused of racist, homophobic harassment US officers reply to China blaming Trump admin for derailing commerce negotiations MORE’s two-day go to to Eire.
The Trump administration paid the family-owned JP Ward & Sons $935,033 — or $233,748 per automobile — for the fleet, The Guardian stories.
It’s unclear what the fleet of limousines might be used for, but when Trump visits the village of Doonberg — which sits close to his resort and golf resort in Eire — it would value a mixed complete of $116,879 per mile, in keeping with The Guardian.
The Trump administration additionally drew criticism for stories that the U.S. authorities has spent thousands and thousands of dollars on the president’s three-day U.Ok. state go to.
Contracts positioned by the State Division reportedly present spending greater than $1.2 million for rooms on the InterContinental Lodge Park Lane, recognized for its ties to members of the Qatari royal household, The Guardian stories.
One other $339,386 was spent on rooms on the Hilton on Park Lane, an unique London resort, in addition to a automotive rental, The Guardian notes. A further sum of greater than $150,000 was used to pay for resort rooms on the InterContinental.
The obvious fees proceed, with one other $18,750 on “resort rooms in assist of a VIP go to” and greater than $47,000 for a generator.
The Hill has reached out to the White Home for remark.