Trump has spent $1.75 million on furniture in the White house

Trump has spent $1.75 million on furniture in the White house

The administration of President Donald trump spent 1.75 million dollars for the purchase of furniture for the White house and related offices, according to official documents.

Among the expenses: 17,000 dollars for carpet and $ 10,000 for flooring (carpet), $ 7,000 for «furniture hinges», $ 5,000 on Wallpaper, 29 000 dollars on soft home furniture. 12 $ 800 was paid for a conference table from a company that did the same for Richard Nixon in 1969 («Nixon paid for the table himself,» says the company website). The largest waste – 291 000 dollars — was incurred in connection with the construction of wall partitions in the office of the U.S. trade representative, which is also part of the presidential administration.

Trump has spent $1.75 million on furniture in the White house

In addition to furniture, a lot of money was spent on repairs, which traditionally makes every President on entering the White house. This time it was restored the West wing.

Overall, since the inauguration of trump and his administration managed to spend 1.5 million dollars morethan Obama over the same period. The ex-President paid for some furniture in the White house out of pocket. Did Donald trump something similar is not known.

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