REPORT: TRUMP’S VACATION THIS WEEKEND COULD COST U.S. TAXPAYERS $3 MILLION

President Donald Trump, a dogged critic of former President Barack Obama’s vacationing habits, is putting taxpayers on the hook for as much as $3 million with his trip to his luxury resort in Mar-a-Lago this weekend, Politico reports.

The trip, Trump’s first vacation as president, will see him reunite with his wife, Melania, and possibly attend an American Red Cross’s annual fundraising gala, according to Politico.

Melania has been living at Trump Tower in Manhattan alongside the couple’s 10-year-old Barron as the young boy continues on in school.

To estimate the cost of the trip, scheduled to run from Friday night to Monday morning, Politico used data on an “almost identical” 2013 trip by Obama — to Palm Beach, Fla. — from a a report the Government Accountability Office.

The GAO found the 2013 trip cost taxpayers $3.6 million.

Meanwhile, protesters planning a Feb. 4 demonstration at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort had to cancel the event, allegedly because the crowd was going to be too large for the area.

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