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Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, drawing criticism about the curtains in your official residence will cost almost $53,000 — bought in the midst of deep budget cuts in the State Department. The Problem is, the purchase was approved in the year 2016, under the Obama administration.
The New York Times reported this week that $52,701 was spent last year on the purchase of adapted and mechanized curtains for the window in Haley’s New York City residence, for the rent is $58,000 per month.
But the paper did not mention until the sixth paragraph that Haley said the speaker, the trump administration had no input in the purchase.
Some online critics have missed, apparently, that detail.
“How can you, on the one hand, diplomats say that basic needs are not met and, on the other hand, spend more than $50,000 on a custom curtain system for the Ambassador to the U. N.?”
Board Brno, a White house officials in the Obama administration
“How can you, on the one hand, diplomats say that basic needs are not met and, on the other hand, spend more than $50,000 on a custom curtain system for the Ambassador to the U. N.?” Board Brno, a White house officials in the Obama administration, told the Times.
“If @Nikki Haley is not busy, the rejection of the idea of universal human rights, she is busy spending $52,701 of US tax-payers money on curtains for your stay. Milk, the people, screw the world. Fine priorities you got there,” Andrew Stroehlein of Human Rights Watch’s European media Director, wrote in a tweet.
The curtain is supposedly cost almost $30,000, which needs the hardware to operate, they cost an additional $22,801. The curtains were installed last year.
Patrick Kennedy, the top management officially to the State Department, which will be defended during the Obama administration, the expenditure, namely, the curtains used by future officials, and cited security and entertainment purposes.
“All she has is a part-time maid, and the ability to open and close the curtains quickly is important,” Kennedy told the newspaper.
The State Department, under former Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, was frozen hiring, reduced diplomatic staff, and proposed cutting the Department’s budget by 31 percent.
Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.