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here's a breakdown of travel, protection costs for trump's first 100 days

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here's a breakdown of travel, protection costs for trump's first 100 days

trump tower: $21 millionnew york city said in a letter to congress in february that guarding trump tower costs its police department $127,000 to $146,000 a day and its fire department $12,328 a day. the secret service asked congress for $26.8 million for the year to protect the building. all of that comes to about $212,000 a day, or for the first 100 days, $21 million.weekends at mar-a-lago: $8 millionthe president spent seven weekends at the palm beach, fla., resort in his first 100 days. it is impossible to separate protection and travel costs when it comes to the president, because security protocol calls for him to fly in military aircraft. flying air force one round trip to palm beach costs $669,186, according to information recently obtained by judicial watch through a freedom of information act request.secret service costs add $300,000 or so. palm beach county says it has spent at least $2 million on providing security for these weekends. the flying costs, secret service and local security add up to about $8 million. it's hard to distinguish what's for business and what's for leisure on these trips; trump made speeches in florida at the end of some visits.melania trump's flights: $1.13 millionbecause the first lady lives in new york, she sometimes flies separately to palm beach. she has made two round trips and two one-way trips, according to the palm beach post. she has also made at least six trips to washington since the inauguration. the planes assigned to her v...