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Trump To Cut Funding For PBS While His Family's Lavish Lifestyle Costs Taxpayers $300m Per Year

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'The Trump Administration plans to cut funding for several popular domestic programs, such as PBS and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Both programs make up less than 0.0625% of the Federal budget. Meanwhile, the cost of facilitating the Trump family’s lifestyle could cost taxpayers some $300 million more annually than the previous first family, a Reverb Press investigation concludes.His trips to his Mar-a-Lago clubhouse in Florida, have already cost taxpayers $10 million, and  the security for  First Lady’s Trump Tower penthouse will cost taxpayers an estimated $183 million per year. If President Trump continues to visit Mar-a-Lago three times a month for the next twelve months, he’ll rack up a security bill of roughly $120 million. At their highest, estimates put the cost of protecting Trump Tower at twice the NEA’s total proposed budget for 2017. 

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