Oregon governor's husband cleans park amid shutdown, sends Trump bill
Dan Little, the husband of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D), is sending President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro hits Trump in campaign launch: ‘A crisis of leadership’ Center stage once again: Colin Powell’s UN speech in ‘Vice’ Julián Castro announces 2020 White House bid, swipes at Trump MORE a $ 28 bill after he cleaned up bathrooms that were overflowing with garbage at a local park that was understaffed due to the partial government shutdown.
Brown confirmed the news in a tweet on Friday in which she also included before-and-after photos of the bathrooms at the Mt. Hood National Forest Sno-Park and a photo of her husband standing alongside a pile of full garbage bags.
“This is just one of the many reasons I love my husband, Dan,” Brown tweeted.
“He visited Mt. Hood National Forest Sno-Park, and like many national parks across the country, found it a mess due to the partial government shutdown,” she continued. “He cleaned the bathrooms—and sent the bill to President Trump.”
This is just one of the many reasons I love my husband, Dan. He visited Mt. Hood National Forest Sno-Park, and like many national parks across the country, found it a mess due to the partial government shutdown. He cleaned the bathrooms—and sent the bill to President Trump. pic.twitter.com/GvGSZAkoSQ
— Governor Kate Brown (@OregonGovBrown) January 11, 2019
The tweet also featured a photo of an invoice that her husband addressed to Trump for the services of “U.S. Forest Service Trash Removal.”
On Saturday, the government shutdown became the longest in U.S. history, surpassing the previous 21-day record set during the Clinton administration.
The latest funding lapse began Dec. 22 due to disagreements between Trump and congressional Democrats over funding for the president’s proposed border wall.
Trump has demanded more than $ 5 billion in funding for the border measure. Democrats have refused to provide money for such a barrier.
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