Monday, November 21, 2016

The Cost Of Protecting President-Elect Trump In New York City

CNN: Protecting Donald Trump costs New York City more than $1 million a day

Protecting President-elect Donald Trump and his family is costing New York City more than $1 million a day, according to three city officials.

And those costs won't necessarily drop significantly once he moves to the White House.

That's because Melania Trump and their 10-year old son Barron expect to stay at their home at Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, at least until the end of the school year. And Donald Trump has indicated he plans to return home regularly, especially while they're still here.

Adding to the expense is the cost of police assigned to Trump's adult children and his grandchildren, who are also receiving Secret Service protection, John Miller, NYPD's deputy commissioner of intelligence & counterterrorism, told WCBS Monday. All of them live in the city, and all are entitled to receive Secret Service protection.

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Update #1: New York City Will Spend $1 Million a Day to Protect Donald Trump and His Family (TIME)
Update #2: New York City spending more than $1 million per day on Donald Trump, report says (CNBC)

WNU Editor: A sad fact of life .... protecting U.S. leaders has never been cheap.

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