Tis the season for giving – so taxpayers are being approached to dish out $139,000 to take care of the costs of President Biden’s first National Christmas Tree lighting.
The National Park Service is addressing the lofty cost to an Ohio company that found, moved and relocated the current year’s tree right external the White House, media announced Saturday, refering to federal records.
In what must be portrayed as a vacation supernatural occurrence, the cost is somewhat less expensive than the $160,000-in addition to the feds paid in 2019 for the last pre-pandemic National Tree lighting, under previous President Trump.
A virtual tree lighting function occurred in 2020, during the stature of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The feds are dropping another $171,000 on “event support” for the 2021 National Christmas Tree Lighting Festivities, which will include a live audience, according to news network.
The authority ceremony and lighting is set for Dec. 2. LL Cool J will host, and it will highlight occasion music from Patti LaBelle, Billy Porter, Chris Stapleton and different performers.