News & Guts: “Wednesday marks six months since Trump’s reluctant departure from The Oval Office. The milestone wipes away certain post-presidency perks, including funding for staff. Gone, too, is Secret Service protection for Trump’s adult children. Trump and his wife Melania are entitled to it for life; Barron, the couple’s 15-year-old son, will be protected by the Secret Service until he’s 16.”
Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, which never received a cent from the former president, moved an estimated $2.8 million of donor money into the Trump Organization—including at least $81,000 since Trump lost the election, Forbes reports.
Now Eric Trump is a feisty and loyal young pup,
In the electoral college betting pool, he ante’d up.
Eric bet that his Daddy
Would get a cool 320,
We don’t know what he lost, but we’d bet he didn’t pay up.
“Now that Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are joining her father in sunny Florida, their prestigious Washington, D.C., house is up for grabs for $18,000 a month,” McClatchy reports.
Trump’s four years were no walk in the rose garden,
And as he slinks into history, few are feeling maudlin.
No, it’s a day for the odds-makers,
Who are finding plenty of takers
To bet on which and how many criminals he’ll pardon.