News Exercise #177


It’s interesting that CNN poses a question but doesn’t actually answer it.

1. How many people have to be guarded, and can you list all the groups of people?
2. What are the different places that have to be protected?
3. Why, according to the Secret Service Director, is Trump Tower difficult to secure?
4. What examples of expensive travel arrangements were given for the Trump family?

Answers:
1. How many people have to be guarded, and can you list all the groups of people?
There are over twenty people: The President, Vice-President, their wives, confidants, children and grandkids.
2. What are the different places that have to be protected?
The White House, Mar-A-Lago Club in Florida, several private residences in and out of DC, and Trump Tower in New York.
3. Why, according to the Secret Service Director, is Trump Tower difficult to secure?
He said that when he goes into Trump Tower, he sees the restaurant and Starbucks full of people, and so the challenge is allowing those businesses to continue to operate in a secure manner.
4. What examples of expensive travel arrangements were given for the Trump family?
One of Trump’s sons took a trip to South America at a Secret Service hotel bill of $100,000; and two of his sons were opening a gold course in Dubai that weekend.

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