- This weekend, Donald Trump made his fifth visit to his Florida country club Mar-a-Lago
- Each visit costs American taxpayers millions in federal and local law enforcement dollars
- But taxpayer money should instead be going to assist our nation's most vulnerable citizens, writes Obeidallah
Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM's radio's daily program "The Dean Obeidallah Show" and a columnist for The Daily Beast. Follow him @deanofcomedy. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)On Thursday, Donald Trump released his budget for 2017, which proposes slashing programs that help some of our nation's most vulnerable citizens, including the poor and the elderly. And then Trump, in his own "let them eat cake" moment, jetted off 24 hours later to spend another weekend at his luxurious private country club Mar-a-Lago, a place described as akin to the Palace of Versailles.