Trump Parade Bankrupted D.C. Anti-Terror Fund

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President Donald Trump's military-style July Fourth parade drained a special Washington, D.C., city fund designed to help pay for extra security and anti-terrorism measures during large events in the nation's capital, the mayor said in a letter to the White House.

Expenses related to security at Trump's parade exhausted the fund — known as the Emergency Planning and Security (ESPF) fund — and are expected to soon put it $6 million in the red, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser explained in the letter written to Trump on Tuesday.

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https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiENllmOwY56SB16insy00OU8qGQgEKhAIACoHCAowvIaCCzDnxf4CMP2F8gU?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en

I wonder what the real price tag for this princess party actually was?

Meanqhile, sure. Drain the anti-terror funds. Why not? We will never need them.


*Rolls eyes*

Your thoughts?
 
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TNVolunteer73

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https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiENllmOwY56SB16insy00OU8qGQgEKhAIACoHCAowvIaCCzDnxf4CMP2F8gU?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en

I wonder what the real price tag for this princess party actually was?

Meanqhile, sure. Drain the anti-terror funds. Why not? We will never need them.


*Rolls eyes*

Your thoughts?
Who chose to use, anti Terror Funds for the parade? OH Wait that would be the house of Representatives, who is the Speaker.

Blaming Trump for another Democrat Vertical Fornication, Typical Liberals foolishness
 

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Trump’s overhauled Fourth of July celebration cost the D.C. government $1.7 million, an amount that — combined with police expenses for demonstrations through the weekend — has bankrupted a special fund used to protect the nation’s capital from terrorist threats and provide security at events such as rallies and state funerals.

In a letter to the president Tuesday, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) warned that the fund has now been depleted and is estimated to be running a $6 million deficit by Sept. 30. The mayor also noted that the account was never reimbursed for $7.3 million in expenses from Trump’s 2017 inauguration. “We ask for your help with ensuring the residents of the District of Columbia are not asked to cover millions of dollars of federal expenses and are able to maintain our high standards of protection for federal events,” she wrote


The District’s Emergency Planning and Security Fund is filled by federal money that reimburses the city for its unique public safety costs as the nation’s capital. Those include providing security at presidential inaugurations, visits by foreign dignitaries and the massive rallies that periodically come to the District.

While it once carried large balances from year to year, in the Trump era the fund has dwindled. It was never repaid more than $7 million of the $27.3 million in costs the city incurred during the 2017 inauguration, city officials said.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/trumps-july-fourth-event-and-weekend-protests-bankrupted-dc-security-fund-mayor-says/2019/07/10/fb0d1de4-a316-11e9-b732-41a79c2551bf_story.html?utm_term=.1096cc99592b

It's ALWAYS about HIM.

Screw the "little" people.

And again, shows he does not bother to pay his bills.
 
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Who chose to use, anti Terror Funds for the parade? OH Wait that would be the house of Representatives, who is the Speaker.

Blaming Trump for another Democrat Vertical Fornication, Typical Liberals foolishness
Seriously, what are you babbling about?
Washington DC's Emergency Planning and Security Fund has a $13 million annual budget. Nobody anticipated having to shell out an extra $1.7 million for Donald Trump's July 4th photo op.
One of the reasons given for presidents never taking part in the Capitol 4th is that their presence drives security costs through the roof. But this isn't a real president we're talking about, this is Donald Trump, and he doesn't care.
 
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