Donald trump has called big game trophy hunting a horror show despite his own sons participation in elephant and leopard hunts and in 2017 he formed an advisory board to steer us policy. Has been condemned by animal rights organizations for promising to take an auction winner on a seven day hunting trip to alaska in a sale organized by a trophy hunting group.
A week long dream hunt with the us president s son donald trump jr is being auctioned at an annual trophy hunting convention in reno nevada alongside expeditions to shoot elephants bears.
Donald trump jr hunting trophy. The guardian on tuesday reported on other tidbits from cohen such as a story about donald trump jr. In 2018 trump jr. Crew originally received secret service documents in march that showed that secret service protection for the trip cost at least 17 000.
This trip is just one example of the expenses the trump family is incurring with american taxpayers and if just one of don jr s trophy hunting trips cost more than 75 000 it s staggering to. Donald trump jr an avid trophy hunter who has been accused of killing an endangered animal under controversial circumstances will speak at the world s largest trophy hunting convention in. Donald trump jr s hunting interests made headlines again in december 2019 when a propublica report raised questions about a permit he received to shoot argali in mongolia.
And his father s alleged disgust with his penchant for trophy hunting. Donald trump jr s controversial trophy hunting trip to mongolia in late august 2019 cost taxpayers nearly 60 000 more than the government previously disclosed according to documents obtained by crew after suing over a freedom of information act request. The outfitter who arranged his hunt wild hunting spain featured trump jr.
He was a frequent target of animal rights activists during the 2016 presidential campaign after photos. Has a long history of hunting for sport and defending the practice. Reportedly spent three days on a trophy hunting trip and shot two iberian ibex in spain.