NYPD spent $4.6 million for Trump's NY visit during Charlottesville controversy

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He has the nerve to say he's "concerned about taxpayers" and "saving money".

NYPD spent nearly $4.6 million for Trump's NY visit during Charlottesville controversy




The New York Police Department incurred nearly $4.6 million in expenses, involving hundreds of NYPD staff, to prepare and secure the city for President Trump's four-day visit last August, when he blamed the violence in Charlottesville on "both sides" at Trump Tower, records obtained by CBS News show.
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Palm Beach County estimates the first six months of Mr. Trump's presidency cost taxpayers about $4 million in extra security costs.

Trump's security costs for one day in NYC equivalent to entire summer in Bedminster, N.J.

The first family's security costs were also criticized when First Lady Melania Trump didn't immediately move to the White House after Mr. Trump's inauguration, choosing to stay in Trump Tower with their son, Barron, until he finished the school year. A Change.org petition demanding the first lady to move to Washington — or repay the additional costs for her security — began circulating. It eventually acquired more than 500,000 signatures.

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New York City spent $24 million protecting Trump Tower from election day through inauguration, according to de Blasio's office.
 

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