Maxine Waters hits Trump over taxpayer cost of golf outings

Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersManufacturing group leads coalition to urge Congress to reauthorize Ex-Im Bank Democrats' impeachment message leads to plenty of head-scratching Trump officials vow to reform Fannie, Freddie if Congress doesn't act MORE (D-Calif.) knocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpSupreme Court comes to Trump's aid on immigration Trump is failing on trade policy Trump holds call with Netanyahu to discuss possible US-Israel defense treaty MORE on Monday for the cost she said his golf trips carry for U.S. taxpayers.

Waters said that Trump criticized former President Obama for golfing, but that Trump's trips to the course have cost millions.

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“Remember Trump’s criticism of Obama golfing? The cost of Trump’s golfing is now $108M,” Waters tweeted, though she did not cite a report behind the dollar figure.

HuffPost reported Friday that Trump’s golf outings during his tenure in the White House have cost taxpayers more than $108 million, largely due to travel and security costs.

“Big spender Trump, disregarding the national debt only adds to his dishonesty. Trump should have been impeached a long time ago.”

Waters has long been a proponent of impeaching Trump, a divisive topic within the Democratic House caucus. Waters at one point urged Trump to resign so the country could avoid a lengthy impeachment proceeding.

Trump spent the July 4th weekend in New Jersey and reportedly played a few rounds of golf at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster.

Trump’s three-day weekend reportedly cost taxpayers at least $1 million, according to HuffPost.

Since taking office, Trump now mainly golfs at golf clubs bearing his name, spending dozens of days at his clubs in New Jersey, Virginia and Florida.