NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) —New York City says it costs less than estimated to guard President Donald Trump, his family, and their Manhattan home.READ MORE: COVID Pandemic Takes Toll On Caregivers
Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill has written to New York’s congressional delegation to seek reimbursement.
He says it cost about $24 million to guard the Trumps and Trump Tower during the 2½ months between Election Day and Inauguration Day.
The original estimate was $35 million.READ MORE: Rapper Pooh Shiesty, Now Facing Federal Charges, To Remain Locked Up
When the president is not in New York City, the department estimates that it costs $127,000 to $146,000 a day to protect the first lady and their son.
If Trump is in New York City, the police department puts the estimate at $308,000 a day.
The New York Times notes that Trump has not yet returned to the city since his inauguration.MORE NEWS: Monroe Co. Has New Re-Entry Stickers In Case Of Checkpoints
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