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Who pays when Trump comes to town?

When President Trump hosts a rally, it can cost American cities a lot of money — money some say they were promised would be paid back. Chris Cillizza explains why local governments are complaining that they’ve been left with a Trump check.

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SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Trump campaign still hasn’t paid back at least 6 cities for rally bills
https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/10/politics/trump-campaign-rallies-outstanding-invoices/index.html.

Unpaid bills pile up in Trump rallies’ wake
https://www.politico.com/news/2019/10/08/trump-rallies-unpaid-bills-039631.

Trump rallies aren’t a sideshow — they’re his entire campaign
https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/11/6/20950388/donald-trump-rally-2020-presidential-election-today-explained.

Trump’s Rallies Aren’t a Sideshow. They Are the Campaign.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-rallies-arent-just-part-of-his-campaign-they-are-the-campaign-11571753199.

Here’s how much Trump’s campaign rally cost the city of Dallas
https://www.foxbusiness.com/money/dallas-donald-trump-campaign-rally-security-costs.

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