ERIC TRUMP/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP BUSINESS: “The Trump Organization charged the Secret Service up to $1,185 per night for hotel rooms used by agents protecting former President Donald J. Trump and his family, according to documents released on Monday by the House Oversight Committee, forcing a federal agency to pay well above government rates. The committee released […]

Read More… from 10/17/2022


CONGRESS/SECRET SERVICE: “The probably final public hearing of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol is expected to highlight newly obtained Secret Service records showing how President Donald Trump was repeatedly alerted to brewing violence that day, and he still sought to stoke the conflict, according to three people […]

Read More… from 10/12/2022


SECRET SERVICE: “Two Secret Service sources told CNN on Friday [July 1, 2022] that they heard about former President Donald Trump lunging at the driver of his presidential SUV on January 6, 2021. The pair of sources, who spoke under the condition of anonymity, backed up much of former Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s explosive testimony […]

Read More… from 7/1/2022


DOJ/SECRET SERVICE: “Social Climber Hutchinson lied about my attack on our great Secret Service [in her testimony to the January 6 committee], lied about her writing the White House note, lied about my throwing food at a wall in the Oval Office, & lied about my wanting to be surrounded by ‘people with guns’ during my […]

Read More… from 6/30/2022


SECRET SERVICE: “The woman [Cassidy Hutchinson], who was a BIG Trump fan long AFTER January 6th (if her Fake Stories were true, why would she want to be?), was let go and not wanted in Florida, so she made up phony and completely outrageous stories, the craziest of which has already been proven to be a complete lie. The Secret Service […]

Read More… from 6/29/2022


2020 ELECTION/SECRET SERVICE: “Shortly before pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Secret Service agents scrambled to try to secure a motorcade route so then-President Donald Trump could accompany his supporters as they marched on Congress to demand he stay in power [after losing the 2020 election], according to two people briefed […]

Read More… from 6/7/2022


GUNS/SECRET SERVICE: “Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at the National Rifle Association’s Annual Leadership Forum on Friday [May 27, 2022]. But audience members at the group’s annual meeting, being held this year in Houston, won’t be able to carry guns during his address… According to the NRA, the Secret Service is taking […]

Read More… from 5/25/2022


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “While the U.S. Senate began its second impeachment trial of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday [Feb. 9, 2021], local lawmakers in the town of Palm Beach, Fla., also gathered to consider the former president’s fate – specifically, whether to let him live full-time at his sprawling private club, Mar-a-Lago. In […]

Read More… from 2/9/2021


MELANIA/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP FAMILY: “First, let me express my overwhelming gratitude for the love and support of our spectacular First Lady, Melania. Let me also share my deepest appreciation to my daughter Ivanka, my son-in-law Jared, and to Barron, Don, Eric, Tiffany, and Lara. You fill my world with light and with joy. I also want […]

Read More… from 1/19/2021


ANTIFA/DEFENSE/DHS/FBI/INTERIOR/JUSTICE DEPARTMENT/POLICE/SECRET SERVICE/TERRORISM: “Antifa is a Terrorist Organization, stay out of Washington. Law enforcement is watching you very closely! @DeptofDefense @TheJusticeDept @DHSgov @DHS_Wolf [Chad Wolf] @SecBernhardt Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt] @SecretService @FBI“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, January 5, 2021 11:25 am […]

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CORONAVIRUS/SECRET SERVICE/RALLY: “More than 130 Secret Service officers who help protect the White House and the president when he travels have recently been ordered to isolate or quarantine because they tested positive for the coronavirus or had close contact with infected co-workers, according to three people familiar with agency staffing. The spread of the coronavirus […]

Read More… from 11/13/2020


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP BUSINESS: “President Trump’s luxury properties have charged the U.S. government more than $1.1 million in private transactions since Trump took office — including for room rentals at his Bedminster, N.J., club this spring while it was closed for the coronavirus pandemic, new documents show. The documents, including receipts and invoices from Trump’s businesses, […]

Read More… from 9/17/2020


2020 ELECTION/DEMS/FAKE NEWS/JOE BIDEN/MEDIA/SECRET SERVICE: “On top of a lie made up by a low-life ‘reporter’, [Jeffrey Goldberg, of The Atlantic] who is known for disinformation, the Democrats have taken his false words [that Trump referred American WWI casualties as ‘losers’ and ‘suckers’] and put them into a TV commercial. We now have 21 witnesses […]

Read More… from 9/9/2020


PROTESTS/SECRET SERVICE: “After saying it didn’t, the Secret Service admitted Saturday it used pepper spray when it helped clear out Lafayette Square June 1 to allow for President Donald Trump’s photo op in front of St. John’s Church. The agency last week announced none of their officers used tear gas or capsicum spray (another name […]

Read More… from 6/13/2020


ANTIFA/CIVIL UNREST/POLICE/PROTESTS/SECRET SERVICE: “Our great National Guard Troops who took care of the area around the White House could hardly believe how easy it was. ‘A walk in the park’, one said. The protesters, agitators, anarchists (ANTIFA), and others, were handled VERY easily by the Guard, D.C. Police, & S.S. GREAT JOB!“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

Read More… from 6/11/2020


PROTESTS/SECRET SERVICE: “The professionally managed so-called ‘protesters’ at the White House had little to do with the memory of George Floyd. They were just there to cause trouble. The @SecretService handled them easily. Tonight, I understand, is MAGA NIGHT AT THE WHITE HOUSE???“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 30, 2020 3:34 am […]

Read More… from 5/30/2020


PROTESTS/QUOTE/SECRET SERVICE: “Great job last night at the White House by the U.S. @SecretService. They were not only totally professional, but very cool. I was inside, watched every move, and couldn’t have felt more safe. They let the ‘protesters’ scream & rant as much as they wanted, but whenever someone…. ….got too frisky or out […]

Read More… from 5/30/2020


CANADA/DONALD JR/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP FAMILY: “Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, flew to Canada for one of his regular visits to the Yukon mountains to hunt stone sheep with friends. He was accompanied by Secret Service agents on that August 2017 trip, just as he had been since his father was sworn in as president […]

Read More… from 8/14/2019


FBI/NEW YORK/POLICE/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/UN: “Most of the world’s leaders are descending on New York City this week for the annual United Nations General Assembly, but only one of them has a residence atop Trump Tower. President Trump returned Sunday to his hometown, a place that starting last year became roiled with protests that choked […]

Read More… from 9/25/2018


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The latest version of the heavily armored U.S. presidential limousine known as ‘The Beast’ is making its debut in New York City this week. The custom-built Cadillac produced by General Motors Co (GM.N) appeared for the first time in public on Sunday [9-23-18] — along with an identical version that travels […]

Read More… from 9/24/2018


BUSINESS/EU/SECRET SERVICE/TARIFFS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Secret Service plans to buy a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle, despite President Donald Trump’s public feud with the company. Paperwork detailing the Secret Service’s plans to purchase a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle this fall was published to the Federal Business Opportunities website, and was first reported by Roll Call. The synopsis of […]

Read More… from 9/13/2018


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/MELANIA: “The man who fatally shot himself in front of the White House was a 26-year-old resident of Maylene, Ala., authorities said. Cameron Ross Burgess approached the fence along the north side of the White House and fired several rounds from a handgun shortly before midday Saturday [3-3-18], police said. President […]

Read More… from 3/4/2018


GUNS/SECRET SERVICE: “A man fatally shot himself outside the White House on Saturday [3-3-18], the U.S. Secret Service said. … President Donald Trump wasn’t at the White House when the man shot himself. Mr. Trump spent the morning golfing in Florida, where he is staying at his Mar-a-Lago resort. He is set to return to Washington on Saturday evening […]

Read More… from 3/3/2018


SECRET SERVICE: “The Secret Service arrested a man near the White House on Monday [11-6-17], after they had been told to be on the lookout for a man who allegedly threatened to kill ‘all white police’ there. Monday afternoon, police in Montgomery County, Maryland, alerted the US Secret Service that the man planned to go […]

Read More… from 11/6/2017


SECRET SERVICE: “A man dressed as the Pokémon character Pikachu attempted to infiltrate the White House Tuesday [10-17-17] morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex […]

Read More… from 10/19/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP BUSINESS: “There are no visitor logs or other system of tracking those who visited President Donald Trump at his winter retreat known as Mar-a-Lago, a Secret Service official confirmed Wednesday [10-4-17]. Responding to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, Special Agent Kim Campbell said that her agency had a smattering of […]

Read More… from 10/5/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A man who was arrested near the White House Sunday [9-24-17] morning was found to have nine guns and three knives in his car, according to a police report. The man was initially stopped by law enforcement for allegedly urinating in public. Secret Service Uniform Division officers approached the man outside […]

Read More… from 9/24/2017


KELLYANNE CONWAY/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP FAMILY/DONALD JR: “Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, has elected to forgo protection by the Secret Service, according to a senior administration official, and another top White House official is losing hers. The agency ceased protecting Mr. Trump, who lives in New York City and is an executive at the Trump […]

Read More… from 9/18/2017


SECRET SERVICE: “The U.S. Secret Service has restored access to the White House and surrounding areas after objects were thrown over the fence. The agency — which is responsible for security at the White House — tweeted late Monday [9-11-17 morning that a male subject has been arrested and turned over to the local police […]

Read More… from 9/11/2017


LEGAL/SECRET SERVICE: “The Secret Service has agreed to stop erasing White House visitor log data while a lawsuit demanding public access to some of the information goes forward. Justice Department lawyers said in a court filing Tuesday [8-22-17] night that, pending resolution of the case, the Secret Service will suspend its practice of disposing of […]

Read More… from 8/23/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Secret Service can no longer pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission – in large part due to the sheer size of President Trump’s family and efforts necessary to secure their multiple residences up and down the East Coast… The agency has faced a […]

Read More… from 8/21/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump insists he’s on a ‘working vacation,’ but that hasn’t stopped the Secret Service from spending $13,500 on golf cart rentals ahead of this go-round in Bedminster, N.J. A purchase order, pulled by progressive super PAC American Bridge and reviewed by USA TODAY, showed the agency signed the golf cart […]

Read More… from 8/8/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP BUSINESS: “The Secret Service has been forced to relocate its Trump Tower command center to a trailer outside the Midtown skyscraper after a lease agreement between the General Services Administration and the Trump Organization fell apart last month, two people with knowledge of the negotiations said on Thursday [8-3-17]. The Secret Service has […]

Read More… from 8/3/217


BUDGET/MILITARY/SECRET SERVICE: “The U.S. government is paying more than $130,000 a month to lease space in Trump Tower for the military office that supports the White House, even though Donald Trump hasn’t spent a night at the New York skyscraper since becoming president. The government signed a $2.39 million lease to rent a 3,475 sq. […]

Read More… from 7/19/2017


RUSSIA/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP FAMILY/DONALD JR: “The U.S. Secret Service on Sunday denied a suggestion from President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer that it had vetted a meeting between the president’s son and Russian nationals during the 2016 campaign. Donald Trump Jr. has acknowledged that he met in New York with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya after he was […]

Read More… from 7/16/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “A Bronx man tried to get into Trump Tower to see first daughter Ivanka Trump Thursday [7-6-17], but was stopped by Secret Service agents who noticed he was wearing a bulletproof vest, police said. Adames Benitez, 52, had the ballistic gear on under his shirt when he arrived at the Midtown building […]

Read More… from 7/6/2017


SECRET SERVICE: “The Secret Service is relaxing its drug policy for potential hires, as its new director, Randolph Alles, laid out a plan to swell the agency’s ranks by more than 3,000 in the coming years. Speaking Thursday to reporters in his first press briefing since his appointment, Alles, 38 days into his new job, […]

Read More… from 6/2/2017


BUDGET/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump said Friday that he’s working out of his New Jersey golf club to avoid causing a disruption in New York and to save taxpayers. ‘Rather than causing a big disruption in N.Y.C., I will be working out of my home in Bedminster, N.J. this weekend. Also saves country […]

Read More… from 5/5/2017


BUDGET/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP FAMILY: “Congress would allocate more than $120 million to help cover the escalating costs of protecting the first family and Trump Tower under a bipartisan spending agreement that appears poised to pass this week. About half of the money, nearly $60 million, is earmarked for the Secret Service, with most of the funds […]

Read More… from 5/1/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump has selected Randolph D. Alles, a retired Marine Corps general and acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, to lead the Secret Service, the White House announced on Tuesday. Mr. Alles, who retired from the Marine Corps as a two-star general in 2011, is the first Secret Service […]

Read More… from 4/25/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump’s repeated weekend jaunts away from Washington have caused nonstop headaches for his South Florida neighbors this winter. But once his exclusive seaside retreat at Mar-a-Lago closes for the season, Trump is expected to shift his weekend plans north, to his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey […]

Read More… from 4/19/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The U.S. Secret Service said Wednesday [4-19-17] it plans to restrict public access to the sidewalk along the southern fence of the White House, weeks after a man scaled the barrier and walked around the grounds. The changes are a part of an ‘ongoing comprehensive review’ of security measures at the […]

Read More… from 4/20/2017


NATIONAL SECURITY/OBAMA/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump Administration will not disclose logs of those who visit the White House complex, breaking with his predecessor, the White House announced Friday [4-14-17]. The decision, after nearly three months of speculation about the fate of the records, marks a dramatic from the Obama Administration’s voluntary disclosure of more […]

Read More… from 04/14/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP FAMILY: “Eleven weeks into the Trump presidency, the Secret Service is grappling with how to constrain the rising costs and unexpected strain that have come with protecting a new first family as large, mobile and high-profile as any in modern American history. To keep up, dozens of agents from New York and field […]

Read More… from 04/06/2017


SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP FAMILY/MELANIA: “More than 108,000 people have signed a petition urging First Lady Melania Trump to move to the White House or pay for security costs at Trump Tower herself. The Change.org petition was started after a senior White House aide indicated the president’s wife and son, Barron, will remain in New York until […]

Read More… from 3/28/2017


SECRET SERVICE: “The Secret Service says they have taken a man into custody who was carrying a package near the White House after he made suspicious comments to an officer. A Secret Service official says an explosive ordinance team was on the scene on Tuesday [3-28-17] morning to examine the package about a block from […]

Read More… from 3/28/2017


SECRET SERVICE: “The Secret Service says a woman who got tangled up by her shoelaces after trying to jump the White House fence last week has been arrested again after a similar stunt. Thirty-eight-year-old Marci Anderson Wahl of Everett, Washington, was arrested after an alarm sounded about 2:15 a.m. Sunday [3-27-17]. Officials say she scaled […]

Read More… from 3/26/2017


BUDGET/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Saturday [3-25-17] marked President Trump’s 13th visit to one of his golf courses since taking office 67 days ago, the eighth weekend in a row (out of 10 total) he’s done so. It’s unknown how many rounds he’s played in that time period — the White House is not saying, insisting […]

Read More… from 3/27/2017


SECRET SERVICE: “A man who was arrested Saturday for allegedly jumping over the White House fence lingered on the property for nearly 20 minutes and was lurking around in plain view, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, told Fox News Tuesday. Chaffetz said the suspected jumper, Jonathan Tuan Tran, 26, was lingering around the east portico Friday […]

Read More… from 3/22/2017


SECRET SERVICE: “A woman was arrested late Tuesday [3-21-17] night after she allegedly attempted to gain entry to the White House, telling police she was there to speak to President Donald Trump. Secret Service officers observed the woman, identified as Marci Wahl, 38, walking and staring at the White House complex before discovering she had […]

Read More… from 3/22/2017


BUDGET/SECRET SERVICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY: “The U.S. Secret Service requested $60 million in additional funding for the next year, offering the most precise estimate yet of the escalating costs for travel and protection resulting from the unusually complicated lifestyle of the Trump family, according to internal agency documents reviewed by The Washington Post. Nearly half […]

Read More… from 3/22/2017


SECRET SERVICE: “My friend Ronald Kessler explains in @washingtonpost that Secret Service problems are much bigger than prostitutes http://t.co/uuUXXPtn” [2:56:37 PM]  – 5/2/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 5/2/2012 […]

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OBAMA/SECRET SERVICE: “Obama’s Secret Service catastrophe has openly revealed a great lack of respect for our President. If they respected him, this mess in Cartagena would have never happened.” [12:43:41 PM]  – 4/18/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Twitlonger.com, 4/18/2012 […]

Read More… from 4/18/2012