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Trump Security Has Cost More Than $30 Million So Far

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By    |   Monday, 08 May 2017 01:18 PM

It has cost more than $30 million to protect President Donald Trump and his family — and that doesn't include every security for the White House or the tab for official trips, the Los Angeles Times is reporting.

Here is how the costs breaks down for Trump's first 100 days in office, according to the newspaper:

Trump Tower — $21 million: The New York City Police Department estimates its cost of protecting the president's New York city residence between $127,000 to $146,000 a day, while the fire department puts its own expenditure at $12,328 a day. In addition, Congress has been asked by the Secret Service for $26.8 million for the year to protect the building. It brings the estimated cost to about $212,000 a day — or $21 million for the first 100 days Trump has been in office.

Mar-a-Lago Weekends — $8 million: Trump has made seven trips to his South Florida resort during his presidency. The flights alone cost $142,380 an hour, according to Judicial Watch. Secret Service costs include another $300,000 for each trip, and Palm Beach County said it has spent another $2 million for security for those trips.

First Lady Melania Trump's flights — $1.13 million: She sometimes flies separate to Palm Beach from the Trump's home in New York. Plus, since the inauguration, she has made at least six trips to Washington. If she used a larger aircraft for the longer flights to Florida and a small plane for the short trips to New York, the cost would come to $1.13 million, according to the newspaper.

The Times noted the Secret Service also provides protection to Trumps' sons, Eric and Donald Jr., when they travel on business. It estimates $1 million has already spent on security for those trips.

Meanwhile Judicial Watch said it is still working on getting the official costs of President Trump's travels.

"We're preparing to go to court to get a full accounting of President Trump's controversial trips," said the conservative watchdog group's president Tom Fitton.

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