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The White House, Crown Jewel of Public Housing, Infested with Vermin: Cockroaches, Mice, Ants, Trump

Work orders for the White House reportedly show reports of mice and cockroach infestations in the West Wing, broken toilet seats in the Oval Office and numerous other problems.

The documents, obtained by NBC4 Washington, were made public this week just months after President Trump reportedly criticized the shape that it was left in by the previous administration.

“That White House is a real dump,” he said, according to Golf magazine.

While the president later denied the comment, it turns out there really are loads of issues plaguing the historic structure.

White House officials made hundreds of requests for repairs, equipment and pest control in 2017 with the US General Services Administration — many of which were similar to those made in 2016 during President Barack Obama’s final year in office, NBC4 reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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