Details Emerge Of The Lavish Spending From Trump’s $104M Inauguration

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump during the Salute to Our Armed Services Inaugural Ball at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, January 20, 2017. / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credi... US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump during the Salute to Our Armed Services Inaugural Ball at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, January 20, 2017. / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 15, 2019 7:59 a.m.

President Donald Trump’s inauguration rang in at $104 million, more than double President Barack Obama’s in 2008.

Details are starting to emerge of just what all of that money was spent on.

The New York Times reports $10,000 for makeup for 20 aides at an evening event, $30,000 in per diem payments for staffers on top of their fully compensated hotel rooms, room service and transportation. The bill from the Trump International Hotel alone totaled $1.5 million.

ABC News adds $130,000 spent on personalized pillows for the President-elect at a gala and $2.7 million for a rendition of “New York, New York” complete with Vegas showgirls.

Read the full New York Times report here and the full ABC News report here.

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