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Palm Beach has spent $4.5 million protecting Trump

May 03, 2017 - CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Security costs are piling up for the Florida sheriff's department that helps protect President Trump when he visits his Mar-a-Lago resort.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office tells CNNMoney that it has spent $4.5 million on overtime since before the inauguration.

Trump has visited the resort seven times since taking office, and spent Thanksgiving and Christmas there before he took office.

The number does not represent the total cost of protecting Tru...