Kim Jong-un Handshake
Happened on $12k Carpet
6/12/2018 9:53 AM PDT
According to federal docs — obtained by TMZ — that document lodging and other expenses for the trip … the American Embassy in Singapore is on the hook for about $162k. About $151k of that pertains to costs incurred at the Shangri-La Hotel, where the U.S. delegation, including the Prez, stayed leading up to the face-to-face.
An additional $12,000 was charged to cover the carpets used for Trump’s meeting with Kim at the Capella Hotel.
Unclear how much Trump himself was charged specifically to stay at the Shangri-La Hotel … he was only there for 2 days, after all. But, the receipts do show that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo‘s team was singled out for a bit more than $8k of the grand total.
Diplomacy doesn’t come cheap.