Trump is spending almost $2 million on White House redecorating



The White House has been steadily undergoing a makeover since President Trump took office. But a new report from NBC places the price tag for the redecorating at $1.75 million dollars. 

The Trump administration has not clarified where that money is coming from. Past presidential families who have exceeded the $100,000 fund usually allocated – including the Obamas, who spent $1.5 million redecorating, according to NBC – have paid for the redecoration out of their own pockets, through donations, or with funds from the White House Historical Association. As an old building that acquires a lot of wear and tear, the association says that upkeep and redesign is customary.  Read more…

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