Stephen Colbert Reveals What Trump Really Thinks Of The American Taxpayer
Stephen Colbert isn’t shopping for President Donald Trump’s newest excuse for limiting immigration.
The Trump administration expanded its “public cost” rule, making it tougher for anybody receiving any type of authorities help (an individual who might turn out to be a “public cost”) to acquire authorized everlasting residence standing.
Trump defended the transfer as saving taxpayer cash.
“I don’t suppose it’s truthful to have the American taxpayer pay for folks to come back into the USA,” he stated.
However the “Late Present” host famous the irony of Trump’s declare that he was attempting to economize for taxpayers on condition that he was standing in entrance of a chopper able to take him from one in all his golf resorts to a White Home occasion.
Mimicking Trump, Colbert stated: “American taxpayers ought to solely pay for the vital stuff, like my helicopter rides to and from the golf.”
Trump has spent greater than 200 days of his 2½ years in workplace at golf resorts that he owns. Up to now, taxpayers have ponied up $110 million to fund these journeys.
Taxpayers shelled out $106 million for golf journeys by President Barack Obama throughout his eight years in workplace, a price that turned a relentless speaking level for conservative teams resembling Judicial Watch and Fox Information hosts.
They’ve to this point been largely silent on Trump’s resort bills.
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