Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner spent $100,000 of taxpayers’ money to rent a bathroom so Secret Service agents wouldn’t have to use theirs


Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump walk on the South Lawn of the White House on November 29. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

  • Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner spent over $100,000 on hosting their Secret Service details after banning agents from using their bathrooms, The Washington Post reported.

  • Law enforcement officials told the Post that the president’s daughter and son-in-law banned Secret Service agents from using their 6.5 bathrooms when they first moved into their mansion in Washington, DC, in 2017.

  • In September 2017, the feds began renting a $3,000-a-month studio apartment across from the Trump/Kushner residence for officers’ bathroom needs.

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Ivanka Trump, the eldest daughter of President Donald Trump, and her husband, Jared Kushner, one of the president’s top aides, spent more than $100,000 on accommodations for their Secret Service after they banned agents from using the rooms baths of their mansion, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.

Law enforcement officials told the Post that the president’s daughter and son-in-law banned Secret Service agents from using their 6.5 bathrooms when they first moved into their home in the Wealthy Kalorama neighborhood in Washington, D.C., in 2017. Instead, they offered officers a sidewalk port-a-potty.

But after several neighbors complained about the port-a-potty, officers were forced to use the restroom in former President Barack Obama’s garage nearby, at the vice president’s compound a mile away. Massachusetts Avenue and area businesses.

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Finally, in September 2017, the feds began renting a $3,000-a-month studio apartment across from the Trump/Kushner residence for officers’ bathroom needs. The government has so far spent more than $100,000 on rent for the basement apartment and is expected to spend a total of $144,000, with the lease ending at the end of September.

In a statement to the Post, a White House spokesman, Judd Deere, denied that Trump and Kushner banned their Secret Service from using bathrooms in their home.

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