The White House Paid an Irish Funeral Service Home $1 Million to Lease Limos for Trump’s Go to, Report States

The Trump administration supposedly paid an Irish funeral home nearly $1 million to lease 4 limousines throughout the President’s two-day journey to Ireland this week.

The $935,033 total was paid in four installations to a family-owned company called JP Ward & Sons, according to the Guardian, which pointed out records on the government-run website USASpending.gov.

Neither the funeral home nor the State Department right away responded to the Guardian’s ask for verification.

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President Donald Trump came to the Shannon Airport Wednesday, kicking off his first official check out to Ireland. He will advance to France for D-Day celebrations Thursday, prior to returning to Ireland for a night when he is scheduled to zip helicopter to his golf resort in the town of Doonbeg. He is expected to return to Washington Friday.

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According to the Guardian, residents hope Trump will check out the town of Doonbeg, an eight-mile round journey from his golf resort. If he takes the Mercedes E-Class limos to get there, it might exercise to a cost of $116,879 per mile.

The Guardian reports that the very same funeral house was paid around $114,000 for driving Michelle Obama and her daughters around for three days in 2013 while then-President Barack Obama attended a G8 summit in Northern Ireland.

Compose to Amy Gunia at amy.gunia@time.com

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