El Paso is among a number of Texas cities facing budget plan shortages because of COVID-19 Trump owes it cash
Republican presidential prospect Donald Trump greets advocates after his rally at Ladd-Peebles Arena on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. The Trump campaign moved tonight’s rally to a larger stadium to accommodate need. ( Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
This post originally appeared on The Texas Tribune
EL PASO– Throughout November, President Trump’s reelection project has actually strongly solicited donations to support its extensively debunked claims of a rigged governmental election. Here in Texas, the president’s group still owes the city of El Paso a 2-year-old debt of over half a million dollars.
In February 2019, Trump held a campaign rally at the El Paso County Coliseum that cost the city $470,000 in security and other associated expenditures. After that preliminary invoice went unsettled, city officials added an extra $99,000 in late fees.
The city thought about, and then decided