A Trump official told CNN that the trip to Mongolia, with the exception of the Secret Service, was personally paid for by Trump Junior.
President Donald Trump’s older son’s trip to East Asia included a hunt for Argali sheep, the largest sheep species, which has been observed for their giant centuries. Argali is considered a semi-threatened species, According to the Red List of Threatened Species
, Largely due to cup hunting. Trump Jr. often posts social media posts with pictures of hunting and fishing trips to locations around the world. He has been highly criticized by animal rights groups and conservatives for his fondness for the title and hunting for the “big game”.
Trump Jr. is said to have met Mongolian President Khattamajin Batulga during his visit, According to the Washington Post
What happened less than a month after Batulja made a trip to the White House to meet with the President to discuss relations with the United States.
Trump Jr.’s spokesman did not respond to CNN’s request to confirm his Mongolian-based meeting with Batulja.
The Big Three president’s children have been monitored by observation groups such as CREW for the number of personal trips each made during their father’s presidency, and the cost to taxpayers to protect the Secret Service, which as children of the President of the United States, are entitled, but not obligated, to use.