President Donald Trump opened up his remarks at a campaign-style rally in Arizona with an attempt to diminish the number of protesters outside the venue opposing him. “Just so you know from the Secret Service, there aren’t too many people outside protesting,” he said at the Phoenix Convention Center on Tuesday night. That was false. […]
News reports exaggerate and misrepresent the extent and nature of financial problems at the Secret Service.
The president has traveled almost every weekend on ‘working vacations’. ‘The Secret Service has already spent about $60,000 this year on golf cart rentals alone. Back in March, Donald Trump released a budget blueprint that proposed to eliminate some 62 federal agencies and programs – and cripple more of them – by slashing their budgets to far below their actual operating costs.
Twitterati burst into outrage as news broke about the Secret Service running out of money protecting Trump because of the president's frequent travels and large family.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service and Washington police are investigating a package left near a White House fence. The Secret Service stated on Twitter Tuesday that, with local law enforcement, they were "responding to an unattended...Show More Summary
The Secret Service and Washington police are investigating a package left near a White House fence. The Secret Service stated on Twitter Tuesday that, with local law enforcement, they were … Click to Continue »
By the end of the year, Trump and his family will have spent more of the Secret Service's budget than the Obama administration spent in eight years -- enough to exhaust the Secret Service's entire budget for the year and drive 500 Secret Security agents to quit their jobs in disgust. (more…)
Washington Post: “Without question, however, the agency’s workload for security personnel has grown under Trump. The Secret Service now protects 42 people around the clock, 11 more than it did under Obama. The Trump protection number includes 18 members of [...]
As news broke Monday that President Donald Trump had depleted the funds of the Secret Service with his frequent travels, tax payers, especially on Twitter, were outraged. According to a USA Today report, the federal law enforcement agency, entrusted with the protection of the president, cannot...
THE HILL: Left-wing assassination fantasies spill over into real violence. “I hope Trump is assassinated!” soon-to-be former State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal wrote on Facebook. She is now being investigated by the Secret Service. Even some Democrats are calling for the lawmaker to resign. Unfortunately, her remarks are just the tip of the left-wing meltdown that […]
The US Secret Service is facing a cash crunch because of the high cost of protecting Donald Trump, his many homes and large family, its director has revealed. Secret service agents are resigning and others might have to go without pay...Show More Summary
The Secret Service is going broke trying to protect President Donald Trump and his family, according to an exclusive report by USA Today. After Trump released his first budget outline, mainstream media outlets seized the opportunityShow More Summary
The Secret Service is facing a funding crunch and, as of September, will not be able to pay the required overtime for as many as 1,100 agents due to federal spending caps. The organization has faced similar financial challenges in the...Show More Summary
Donald Trump and his family's travel and vacation expenses will result in 1,100 Secret Service agents working overtime this year, and the Secret Service today said it will run out of money November 30. The spending limits are supposed to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
What happened to all that Right Wing anger about the costs of Presidential travel? https://t.co/GL6pND9RM0 — Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) August 21, 2017 The Secret Service is broke from ferrying a family of kleptocrats around to their chain of $200k-buys-direct-access-to-the-President clubs. Show More Summary
Without a budget increase, agents won’t get paid.
It’s no secret that President Donald Trump’s penchant for weekend getaways has created added costs for the Secret Service.
The U.S. Secret Service will not be able to pay an estimated 1,100 employees for required overtime work after September due to government-imposed pay caps, the agency's chief said on Monday. In a statement, Secret Service Director Randolph...Show More Summary
The Secret Service has run dry when it comes to the money needed to pay their agents for protecting the extended Trump family, according to reports Monday. Headlines are flashing with reports that protection for Trump and his familyShow More Summary