President Trump’s breaking the Secret Service’s bank since he’s too damn costly to secure, this as per the person who manages the agency.
Seret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles disclosed to USA Today the organization can never again pay several operators entrusted with ensuring Trump and his family since they’ve just hit governmentally ordered caps for pay and extra time.
Alles says the financial plan for specialists should last the whole year — however more than 1,000 operators have just hit their roof.
He chalks up the surge in hours to Trump’s expansive family and travel plan.
Alles says the Secret Service must protect 42 individuals under Trump — 11 more than the 31 who got protection under Obama.
“The president has a vast family and our obligation is required by law,” Alles says … “I can’t make any changes. I have no right to do so.”
Alles says the workload has likewise expanded with Trump venturing out to his properties in FL, NJ and VA practically consistently.
The President has apparently made such a large number of visits to his golf properties the Secret Service has burned through $60k in golf truck rentals alone. It costs at any rate $3 mil each time Trump visits Mar-a-Lago.
Alles says the circumstance is so desperate, a few operators have begun to leave — and he’s campaigning to Congress to raise the joined pay and extra time from $160k to $187k.
We connected with the White House for input. Up until this point, no word back.