Pay Your Fucking Bills, Donald Trump!!

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Will Mexico foot the bill for this, too?

Donald Trump loves to brag about how he’s an honest, all-American businessman — but of course, real life is much different than the alternative reality he sees through those gold-tinted glasses.

A third party company that went all out to make sure Trump’s luxury hotel opened on the day he wanted is still waiting for the rest of its payment.

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During his campaign, the businessman bragged about the fast construction of his D.C. hotel, claiming AES Electrical had been working 12-hour shifts for almost 50 consecutive days to get the lights, electrical, and fire systems prepared on time.

But according to Tim Miller, executive vice president of AES, the staff worked even longer to get Trump the September 12 opening he wanted.

He told The Washington Post:

“We had people there well over 12 hours a day for weeks because they had a hard opening of Sept. 12 and you can’t open if the lights don’t work and the fire alarms don’t work and the fire marshal can’t inspect it. There is a lot of work that went into that hotel, and it didn’t happen by accident.”

At the opening, which doubled as a campaign event honoring veterans, Trump said the hotel was completed “under budget and ahead of schedule.”

But Miller said around the same time, the Trump Organization and its construction manager Lendlease stopped paying AES altogether!

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Three days before Christmas, the electric company filed a mechanic’s lien with the D.C. government alleging it was short almost $2.1 million from the job — and apparently, AES wasn’t the only company shortchanged by the hotel!

Local plumbing firm Joseph J. Magnolia Inc. and construction company A&D Construction are seeking $2.98 million and $79,700 respectively — bringing the unpaid bill total to over $5 million!

The Trump Organization responded to the liens with a complicated, heavily worded non answer, writing in a statement:

“In developments of this scale and complexity the filing of nominal liens at the conclusion of construction is not uncommon as part of the close out process. In the case of Trump International Hotel, Washington D.C., the Trump Organization has invested over $200 million dollars into the redevelopment of the historic Old Post Office and is incredibly proud of what is now considered to be one the most iconic hotels anywhere in the country.”

LOL, did Kellyanne Conway come up with that response?

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Miller said he was hesitant to discuss the issue publicly because he doesn’t want to make a political issue out of it — or have Trump write something mean about him on Twitter.

But since Trump claims he’s worth $10 billion, the executive believes POTUS should have no problem coughing up the final $2 million of AES’s $17 million contract with the Trumps, continuing:

“The majority of that [final] work was done in the last 45 days or so before the hotel opened, and it required a tremendous amount of manpower and effort on our part to get that done because it was a crunch to get the hotel open├óΓé¼┬ª We’re a business. We have 700 employees that we pay every week. We have bills. We are effectively financing this work, and we don’t think it’s right. That’s really it.”

Get your shit together, Donny!

Feb 13, 2017 1:15pm PDT

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