Trump is set to roll into Colorado Springs for an expensive campaign stump on Feb. 20 and not pay a cent for his visit, according to a report by the Colorado Springs Independent.
In 2016, Trump made three separate appearances to campaign in Colorado Springs – before going on to lose the state in November – and never paid a single bill back to the city for the cost incurred to host his campaign.
Services required for the president’s visit include police officers for security protection and local firefighters, both services of which are bankrolled local Colorado Springs taxpayers.
“Campaign expenses, including police and fire, are absolutely the responsibility of political campaign committees, not taxpayers,” Colorado Springs City Councilor Andy Pico told the Colorado Springs Independent.
It remains unclear whether Trump will offer to foot the bill for his rally, but with his history of refusing to pay debts back to the cities he campaigns in, it remains unlikely.