Sunday, March 12, 2017

President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Retreat Is A Securtiy Nightmare

Barron Trump stood by and watched a U.S. Coast Guard boat armed with a machine gun as it patrolled the area where he was playing at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida last week

Darren Samuelsohn, Politico: Trump’s Mar-a-Lago is heaven — for spies

The president’s semi-public Florida retreat doesn’t follow the same strict background check protocol as the White House, creating an espionage risk.

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump relishes the comforts of his Mar-a-Lago estate for repeated weekends away from Washington, but former Secret Service and intelligence officials say the resort is a security nightmare vulnerable to both casual and professional spies.

While Trump’s private club in South Florida has been transformed into a fortress of armed guards, military-grade radar, bomb sniffing dogs and metal-detection checkpoints, there are still notable vulnerabilities, namely the stream of guests who can enter the property without a background check.

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WNU Editor: I think his New York city home security is even worse.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

How much did Obungo and fam blow on vacays over eight years? Prolly good that POTUS isn't residing in the Swamp and Slop Pen. Obungo has moved back in. Dogs do return to their vomit, I suppose.