Later this week, Congress is expected to approve a spending measure to provide $120 million to protect Trump and his family — that reportedly includes money for the Secret Service to rent space at Trump Tower.
According to the New York Times, an additional $23 million is earmarked for the costs of outfitting Trump Tower, the office and residential building owned by the president, with “the necessary equipment and personnel, as well as to rent space inside the building for agency personnel.”
Cinder: You know what this is like? It’s like those old movies we both love. Now, I’m going to tell you my whole plan, and then I’m going to come up with some absurd and convoluted way to kill you, and you’ll find an equally convoluted way to escape.
President Lyndon Johnson’s Secret Service agent, Rufus Youngblood, pointing out the people who threw paint bombs toward the President during an anti-Vietnam protest in Melbourne, Australia where Johnson was visiting .
In a review of purchasing orders from the Secret Service, CBS News found that the agency has spent $35,185 on golf cart rentals in Palm Beach County, Florida, since Trump’s inauguration in January. Read more. (4/15/17, 10:06 AM)
If there are audio tapes of conversations between Trump and former FBI Director James Comey, the Secret Service doesn’t have them, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
The agency, which handled White House recording systems for former presidents like Richard Nixon, said it has no recordings or transcripts of recordings from within the Trump White House.
The information was provided to the Journal in response to a Freedom of Information Act request for recordings or transcripts of recordings made in the White House after Jan. 20, the day Trump took office.
The Secret Service said it found “no records” pertaining to the request. Read more (6/12/17)