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The towering cost of protecting Trump Tower

When US President Donald Trump is in town, the cost of police protection costs up to US$308,000 on average per day

New York

IT COST New York City about US$24 million to provide security at Trump Tower, President Donald Trump's skyscraper home in Manhattan, from Election Day to Inauguration Day, or US$308,000 per day, said New York's police commissioner.

The revelation prompted renewed calls for Congress to reimburse the city for the cost of protecting Trump's private residence on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, where his wife and their son continue to reside.

"We are seeking full federal reimbursement for all costs incurred...

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