Donald 's Mar-a-Lago resort billed THREE DOLLARS for president's glass of ...

Donald 's Florida resort billed taxpayers $3 for a glass of water and $6,000 for flowers when world leaders visited, according to new invoices obtained by the Washington Post.

Having campaigned on a promise to 'drain the swamp' and end the crony culture of enrichment, the president, once in office, profited enormously.

Limits on per-night room rates were ignored, bar tabs were racked up, and residences were rented even when the president was not around.

Tower is currently being paid $40,000 a month for office space for the campaign, the paper reported, despite the Campaign this time being based out of Arlington, Virginia, and none of 's key staff being in New York. 

Since took office, his companies have been paid at least $2.5 million by the U.S. government, according to documents obtained by The Post. 

Donald and Melania Trump hosted Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan in April 2017

Donald and Melania hosted Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan in April 2017

Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump's Florida estate, has hosted a series of world leaders

Mar-a-Lago, Donald 's Florida estate, has hosted a series of world leaders

Trump's companies have reportedly been paid at least $2.5 million by the US government

's companies have reportedly been paid at least $2.5 million by the US government

In addition, 's campaign and fundraising committee paid $5.6 million to his companies since his inauguration in January 2017. 

Those payments continued even this year, as fell behind in polls and his campaign ran short of money. 

The White House insisted that the president has not attempted to 'profit off of taxpayers'. 

'Any suggestion that the President has used his own official travel or the federal government as a way to profit off of taxpayers is an absolute disgrace and lie,' said Judd Deere, White House spokesman, in a statement. 

They did not dispute the papers's receipts, however. 

has visited his hotels and clubs more than 280 times, the paper found. 

In February 2017, during 's first full month on the job, he hosted Japan's then-leader Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago.

Donald Trump hosted Shinzo Abe, the Japanese leader, in April 2018

Donald hosted Shinzo Abe, the Japanese leader, in April 2018

Trump twice invited Abe to visit him at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, pictured in April 2018

twice invited Abe to visit him at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, pictured in April 2018

The Abes are pictured dining with the Trumps at Mar-a-Lago in April 2018

The Abes are pictured dining with the Trumps at Mar-a-Lago in April 2018

Federal policy put a $182-a-night limit on rooms, but Mar-a-Lago charged significantly more.

'[There's] a five bedroom house that three of the senior staff are staying in at $2,600 per night,'

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