Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle took a 2-day trip to Paris that cost taxpayers at least $64,000

  • Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle visited Paris for two days in July 2018.
  • The costs of the trip were recently unearthed in US Secret Service records obtained by HuffPost.
  • Records show that taxpayers spent $31,104 on flights for the trip, $23,036 on hotel rooms, and $10,303 on armored vehicle rentals. 
  • It's unknown how many people were with Trump Jr. and Guilfoyle.
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A two-day trip Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle took to Paris in 2018 cost taxpayers at least $64,000, according to US Secret Service records recently obtained by HuffPost.

While on the Paris trip in July 2018, the couple stayed in a $1,000-a-night hotel near the Champs-Elysees and visited the Louvre and Eiffel Tower.

The Secret Service records show that $31,104 in taxpayer money went toward flight costs, $23,036 was spent on hotel rooms, and $10,303 on protective armored vehicle rentals. Neither Trump Jr. nor Guilfoyle are government employees.

According to HuffPost, the State Department had a limit on Paris lodgings at $425 at the time of Trump Jr.'s trip, and the Secret Service had to request a higher limit to cover the costs of hotel rooms at the Hotel de Sers and the Prince de Galles.

It's unknown how many people were on the trip with Trump Jr., or what other costs were incurred, but photos on social media show he and Guilfoyle went on to Monaco with friends.

Vanessa Trump, Donald Trump Jr.'s ex-wife, filed for divorce in March 2018. The two finalized it by the end of the year.

This isn't the first time Trump's oldest son's travel was at the expense of taxpayers.

An eight-day trip to Mongolia last year — during which he hunted a rare breed of sheep — cost taxpayers more than $75,000 in Secret Service protection, according to documents obtained by a government watchdog group.

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