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More numbers are coming out in regards to the cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Mt. Rushmore and the celebration west river.  According to the South Dakota Department of Tourism, the state spent approximately $1.5 million to put on the event, which included $350,000 for the fireworks out of the state’s future fund.  The rest went towards, security, transportation, and advertising for the event all coming out of tourism’s budget.  The Department also says visitors spent approximately $2 million which comes out to about $160,000 in tax revenue.  It also estimated the media coverage for the event was worth approximately $22 million.   

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