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This may seem like a small issue, but it's actually symbolic about everything that Trump stands for.
The morning's New York Times article (about the shutdown) included a picture of Trump sitting in the Oval Office. When I saw the drapes, the first word that came to mind was "tacky", followed closely by "garish"
Contrast this picture with one of Obama in the Oval Office, when the drapes were a more formal maroon color:
George W. Bush also had gold drapes, but they were a much more muted shade:
The drapes were actually a carryover from the Clinton administration, but the carpet then was a dark blue
When Bush 41 was in office, the drapes were an elegant blue gray:
Incoming presidents are allowed $100,000 for remodeling, which most of them exceed. The Obamas spent $1.5 million, and most of the overage was covered by money out of their own pockets. Some money also came through donations, or money obtained from the White House Historical Association (which was founded by Jackie Kennedy, who spent a LOT of money on remodeling).
Trump spent $1.75 million, but it is not clear where the money came from. It's also not clear how much of the cost was actually paid for, since Trump has a decades-long history of not paying his contractors.
The link below also includes a picture of Trump's apartment in the Trump Tower, which could likely will trigger your gag reflex, since the word "garish" does not do it justice.
The reason that I doubt all of Trump's remodeling was paid for is that liens in excess of $3 million had been filed against the Trump International Hotel in D.C. for several years of unpaid work: