This Is How Much Trump Is Spending To Redecorate The White House
The White House has got to the be the most important house in the entire United States of America. As the official residence of the head of the state or the president and his family, it must always be at its finest since it is basically a modern-day castle for the leaders of the nation. Over the years, it always seem to be the First Lady’s duty to take care of how they want to redecorate the White House, which is why when Donald Trump won the 2016 United States Presidential Elections, everyone turned and looked at his wife, Melania and thought of how exactly she be like as the First Lady. Michelle Obama was definitely well-loved by the people because of how much she has done alongside her husband, former U.S. president, Barack Obama.
TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ON REDECORATING THE WHITE HOUSE
According to a report from the government records, The Trump Administration is set to spend around $1.75 million on redecorating the White House as well as the offices tied to it. This would then include about $17,000 worth customized rugs, $5,000 worth of wallpaper, and $7,000 for furniture pedestals. This is not exactly surprising though, since every single time a new president is elected, the White House gets redecorated.
Last summer, the West Wing of the White House underwent significant renovations already, but then, the budget of the Trump administration seems to actually be larger compared to Obama’s by roughly $1.5 million. It is still pretty unclear if Trump would actually pay for some of the pieces of furniture or redecorating himself. After all, he is one of the most successful businessmen in the country, surely he could afford to pay for them. The official spokesperson of the White House stated that they will surely look into that but they never really did mention anything that has to do it anymore.
WHITE HOUSE’S LAVISH NEW INTERIOR
The General Services Administration is the one maintaining the database that is tracking all the spending on the White House, this basically covers the entire Executive Office of the President. This actually includes thousands of employees who are working in the buildings like the National Security Council and the Office of Management and Budget, which are both adjacent to the White House.
This is how it works: if the largest single expenditure, which is $291,000 from a vendor of office walls, has been asked to be designated for one of the offices for the Executive Office of the President U.S. Trade a Representative, the procurement date would then be braid and vague since it will be difficult to ascertain exactly how and where the future will be used. Just like the $240,000 contract that was almost made with an official dealer from Virginia that offers no description beyond their wood office furniture manufacturing. Almost everything was asked to be upholstered making it cost almost $30,000 and another $10,000 for the floor coverings alone. A lot of the larger contracts was actually made, especially the ones that really needed repairs, while the president was actually out in New Jersey.
Last August, U.S. President Donald Trump denied the news that he actually called the White House “dump” and he even said to his tweet that he considered it as one of the most beautiful buildings or homes that he actually has ever seen.
I love the White House, one of the most beautiful buildings (homes) I have ever seen. But Fake News said I called it a dump – TOTALLY UNTRUE
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 3, 2017
THE FIRST LADY’S CHOICE
Every single time a new United States president comes in with his family, they are given a chance to make themselves feel very at home with their new place. It is usually the duty of the First Lady to redesign the White House and make it as their home for the next few years. First Lady, Melania Trump chose interior designer Tham Kannalikham. According to the senior advisor to the First Lady, Stephanie Winston “Mrs. Trump has a deep appreciation for the historical aspects of the White House and with Tham’s traditional design and expertise, they are focusing on a seamless integration of elegance and comfort into where the President, the First Lady and their son, Barron will be spending their family time and calling their home.”
People of America is totally not shocked by how much the Trumps are willing to spend for the redecoration of the White House. With that, they hope that the Trump would focus more on the redesigning peace as well as equality for the entire nation as well as with the union with other countries instead of just focusing on how they want their walls to be painted.
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