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.
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.
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.
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