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Donald John Trump = Hypocrite

Trump on Obama's Golfing 

 

 

 

The golfing campaign promise irony was ...  pointed out Friday via Twitter by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) researcher Robert Maguire:

"In Dec 2015, candidate Trump criticized Obama, who had been president for 7yrs, saying Obama had 'played 250 rounds of golf.

Today (Friday, 27 December 2019), Trump is making his 251st taxpayer-funded visit to one of the golf resorts he still profits from and said he wouldn't visit if elected."

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Trump: The Facts:

As a reality television star and real estate businessman, Mr. Trump spent years criticizing Mr. Obama for playing golf, mocking his “work ethic”.

Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump

Obama should play golf with Republicans & opponents rather than his small group of friends. That way maybe the terrible gridlock would end

7:01 AM - Sep 19, 2012

Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump

We pay for Obama's travel so he can fundraise millions so Democrats can run on lies. Then we pay for his golf.   12:35 PM - Oct 14, 2014

President Donald Trump has trumped former President Barack Obama in one infamous statistic, his golfing tab, according to HuffPost.

Trump has spent $118 million on golf outings in his first three years, per Secret Service spending reports, while Obama had spent $114 million  total in eight,  Newsweek had reported, citing Judicial Watch.

At his current rate Mr. Trump will amass a total  of approximately $315 million in eight years.