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Secret Service leaves Trump Tower after feud with the president’s business over a lease: report

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Secret Service has left the building — literally.

According to the Washington Post, the service tasked with guarding the president has vacated their post at Trump Tower in Manhattan after President Donald Trump clashed with the government “over the terms of a lease for the space.”

Sources close to the dispute told the Post that the Secret Service’s relocation from a floor below Trump’s apartment in his flagship New York tower to a trailer 50 feet outside the building caused the tension that led to them vacating the building.

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“After much consideration, it was mutually determined that it would be more cost effective and logistically practical for the Secret Service to lease space elsewhere,” Trump Organization spokeswoman Amanda Miller wrote in an email to the Post.

Trump’s relationship to the Secret Service has been unusually fraught since he took office in January amid news stories about the agency being forced to cut cybersecurity to fund his security at Mar-a-Lago and him appearing to rent out agents to wealthy clients prior to his inauguration.

The relationship between him and the service hasn’t been entirely smooth — in January, a senior Secret Service agent was fired for saying he’d choose “jail time” over taking a bullet for Trump.


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