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I was detained for protesting Trump. Here’s what the Secret Service asked me.

Like many events that end up with a person in handcuffs, my story begins in a bar. I was in Atlanta earlier this month for Netroots Nation, the annual meeting of progressive organizers and writers, when I overheard friends discussing how to resist President Trump’s first visit to Trump Tower. I …

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How Trump could ease the burden on the stressed-out Secret Service

WASHINGTON – "I alone can fix it," Donald Trump famously declared as he accepted the presidential nomination last summer. When it comes to the serious budget crisis now facing the president's Secret Service, that might actually be true.<p>As USA TODAY first reported Monday, the Secret Service can no …

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FACT CHECK: 10 Statements From Trump's Phoenix Speech

At a campaign rally in Phoenix on Tuesday, President Trump made news by slamming Republican senators, praising controversial former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and blasting the news media.<p>He also defended his initial, controversial remarks on recent violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. …


Secret Service to stop erasing White House visitor log information

A watchdog group is suing for access to visitor logs from four agencies.


This LOL is CNN: Media heads explode after Trump's Phoenix speech

Posted August 23, 2017 11:05 AM by Rob Eno<p>leolintang | Getty Images<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>Total CNN Meltdown …<p>After President Donald Trump’s speech …

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Because Of Trump And His Kids, The Secret Service Is Running Out Of Money

Between vacations to his properties every weekend and travel for his large family, a new report suggests the Secret Service has blown through their …


Trump's endless Mar-a-Lago travel is breaking the bank. Here's a solution for him

The president has traveled almost every weekend on ‘working vacations.’ If the demands of the job are too much for him, he needn’t stay in office<p>Back in March, President Trump released a budget blueprint that proposed to eliminate some 62 federal agencies and programs – and cripple more of them – …

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The Secret Service grilled a non-violent Trump protester about whether she wanted to harm the president — then tracked down her neighbors in Philadelphia

About two hours before President Donald Trump held a free-wheeling press conference at Trump Tower during which he controversially blamed both white supremacists and anti-racist protesters for violence in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this month, a liberal activist was detained and interrogated …

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The Secret Service's Big Spending Isn't Completely Outrageous

Jonathan Bernstein's morning links.<p>A good USA Today story about Secret Service budget problems caused quite a stir on Monday. They're way over budget, in part because the president spends a lot of weekends at his various resorts and in part because the president has a large family that's very …

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Trump's travel, by the numbers

President Donald Trump waves Feb. 3 as he arrives on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport for a visit to his Mar-a-Lago Resort. He …

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Secret Services Checks Unattended Package At White House

Washington (AP) -- The Secret Service and Washington police are investigating a package left near a White House fence.<p>The Secret Service stated on …


Trump Added Strain to Secret Service

Washington Post: “Without question, however, the agency’s workload for security personnel has grown under Trump. The Secret Service now protects 42 …


Busy Trump Travel Schedule Adds To Secret Service Overtime Costs

The Secret Service is being bumping up against statutory limits on overtime pay, as it struggles to provide protection for President Trump and his family, all of whom travel frequently.


Trump’s Next Bankruptcy Crisis . . . the Secret Service?

With 18 family members, multiple vacation homes, and business travel, the First Family has run the agents protecting them ragged.<p>The current First Family breaks the mold in a number of ways. For starters, <b>Donald Trump’s</b> daughter <b>Ivanka</b> and her husband, <b>Jared Kushner,</b> serve as members of his senior …

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Secret Service ‘at the end of their rope’ after being ‘treated like servants by Trump’: report

President Donald Trump’s lavish travel habits are putting a major financial strain on the Secret Service — and Center for Public Integrity reporter …

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The Secret Service is running out of money in order to keep the Trump family safe

The Trump family is going around the world, and their protection is really using taxpayer money<p>President Donald Trump may pay lip service to respecting the men and women who risk their lives for our country, but apparently that doesn’t extend to adopting a routine that allows them to get paid for …

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Secret Service director calls budget depletion an ‘ongoing issue for nearly a decade’

According to a USA Today report Monday, the Secret Service will run out of funding by the end of September due to “the sheer size of President Trump’s family and efforts necessary to secure their multiple residences up and down the East Coast.” Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles said in …


Donald Trump drains Secret Service budget, agents go without pay

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Report: Secret Service can't afford to pay agents to protect Trump family

More than 1,000 agents have already hit federal caps for salary and overtime allowances

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President Trump’s Vacations & Golf Outings Have Almost Bankrupted the Secret Service

Despite <b>Donald Trump</b> promising he would “not be a president that takes time off” prior to his election, the now president has depleted the funds of …

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The Secret Service is out of money, cannot pay hundreds of agents

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Trump’s lavish travel costs leave Secret Service too ‘tapped out’ to pay agents

President Donald Trump’s frequent trips to his own properties have severely strained the Secret Service’s budget, to the point where the agency no …

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Donald Trump’s abnormal presidency: the week of August 21 – VICE News

<i>Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday.</i><p>Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We’re keeping track of all the ways his presidency veers from the …

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‘There’s Nothing To It,’ Secret Service Agent Assures Mar-A-Lago Bellhop Assigned Rooftop Sniper Duty

WASHINGTON—His skin already starting to bubble, newly dismissed White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon reportedly smiled and said “My work here is …

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Too Many Trumps Dry Up Secret Service Funds? Same Money Woes Heard Last Year

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 …

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Secret Service Struggles To Pay Agents Who Hit Overtime Caps Protecting Trump

The Secret Service is in the middle of a pay crunch. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Kevin Johnson, the reporter who broke the story for <i>USA Today</i>, about how thousands of agents have already reached federal salary caps.

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Popping the media bubble — Renegade Republican Ep529

<b>Show Notes:</b><p>In this episode, I address:<p>The far-Left's entire political strategy is premised on making you believe that their fringe positions are held …

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Philly activist says Secret Service questioned her neighbors after her protest

A Philadelphia-based activist and organizer says that after she unfurled a banner at Trump Tower in New York before President Trump’s Tuesday news …

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Secret Service Investigating Missouri Lawmaker’s Facebook Posts After Trump Comments

Democratic State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal is a lawmaker in Missouri who reportedly posted and then deleted a Facebook comment in which she …

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Secret Service investigating Missouri lawmaker’s post

The Secret Service is investigating comments made on social media by a Missouri state senator who re...