A new report says that the U.S. Army will be paying for space in Trump Tower with taxpayer dollars. The report hints at yet another move that has Donald Trump and his family personally profiting from the office of the presidency.
“The US military is looking to lease space in Trump Tower.
“In order to meet official mission requirements, the Department of Defense is working through appropriate channels and in accordance with all applicable legal requirements in order to acquire a limited amount of leased space in Trump Tower,” Lt. Col. JB Brindle, a Defense Department spokesman, told CNN. “The space is necessary for the personnel and equipment who will support the POTUS at his residence in the building.”
Military support for a president, including the military staff assigned to keeping the “nuclear football” nearby, requires close proximity to the commander in chief, which is why the Pentagon needs to rent a more expensive space closer to the penthouse where Trump resides when he’s in New York.” [READ MORE]