Secret service agents are being asked to move the guard to Florida President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden’s team wants to understand Trump’s efforts to “evacuate government agencies” to transform Trump’s judicial system Overnight Defense: Trump’s ban on transgender people causes concrete harm “, says study | China objects to US Admiral’s visit to Taiwan MORE after he left office in January, sources said ABC News.
The secret service’s Miami field office has also begun investigating the physical reinforcements at the president’s Palm Beach resort of Mar-a-Lago, unknown sources added.
It is alleged that the President and the first lady are renovating or “upgrading” the living quarters. Melania TrumpMelania Trump Welcomes Christmas Tree President: Trump Jr. “Performs Very Well” After COVID-19 Diagnosis to Spend Thanksgiving in the White House Instead of Traveling to Florida after January 20, lives full-time at the resort. The residence was used only temporarily and the club was only open seasonally.
The report comes when the Trump government indicates it is ready to begin the transition of power with the incoming Biden administration. However, the president should not yet fully acknowledge his election loss.
ABC News also reported that Trump is expected to spend time at Bedminster Golf Club in New York and New York after leaving office.
A police source told the network that the New York Police Department is working with the Secret Service to reduce law enforcement around the Trump Tower in Manhattan because it will not be his primary residence.
“For operational security reasons, the Secret Service does not specifically or generally discuss the tools, methods or resources we use to carry out our defense mission,” a Secret Service spokesman told ABC News, noting that a Trump Organization spokesman declined to comment.
Trump changed his primary residence last year from Manhattan to Palm Beach. He often stayed in Mar-a-Lago and held several meetings there with world leaders, calling the resort the “Winter White House”.