ROAR Meter

The Roar Meter is a weekly story in numbers.

  • Number of Republican Senators who voted out of line with Trump even once in first month of Presidency: 4
    • Total number of republican senators: 52
  • Number of Republican Representatives who voted out of line with Trump even once in first month of Presidency: 26
    • Total number of republican representatives: 241
  • Annual cost to maintain Camp David: $8 million
  • Estimated cost of Trump’s three visits to Mar-a-Lago in as many weeks: $10 million
    • Annual membership fee at Mar-a-Lago: $200,000
      • Number of club members: 500
      • New members admitted each year: 20-40
    • Amount billionaire and Mar-a-Lago club member Thomas Peterffy spent on anti-socialism political ads in 2012: $8 million
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Annika Barranti Klein is a writer, knitter, women’s banked track roller derby referee, and radical homeschooling mother. Her work has appeared at The Toast, The Establishment, and on Book Riot. She is a cis, white, bi-furious intersectional feminist.

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