Nikki Haley spent over $52K in State Department money on curtains

Nikki Haley spent $52,700 in State Department money on “customized and mechanized” curtains for her luxury apartment across from the United Nations on the East Side of Manhattan, a report said Thursday.

The curtains were purchased to adorn the UN ambassador’s 6,000 square-foot full-floor penthouse atop an apartment building on First Avenue, according to The New York Times.

A spokesperson for Haley said plans to buy the curtains were made during the Obama administration.

The Times reported that the curtains cost $29,900, while the motors and hardware used to open and close the curtains automatically cost $22,801.

The installation took place from March to August of last year, during Haley’s tenure as ambassador, the paper said.

The State Department spent the curtain cash during a hiring freeze and funding cuts under former secretary Rex Tillerson.

Haley is the first UN ambassador to live in the building after a Chinese company purchased the Waldorf-Astoria and the State Department deemed it unfit due to security concerns.

Her apartment is listed for $58,000 a month.

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