City Charges Trump $500K, Obama $20K For Rally Security

Saturday, 12 Oct, 2019

But Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, a first-term Democrat, said Tuesday that he would push the Trump campaign to pay the costs.

A Center for Public Integrity investigation found earlier this year that at least 10 invoices to the Trump campaign - from cities like Green Bay Wisconsin; Erie, Pennsylvania; and Mesa, Arizona - totaling $841,219 remain outstanding, five of which date back to events during the 2016 campaign. 'Consistent with the original agreement with the venue, the Trump campaign has not agreed to pay any additional funds'. But at a news conference Tuesday, he said the city will do all it can to guarantee a "safe and peaceful week", regardless of his political differences with Trump.

In general, Trump's effort as of June owed city authorities a sum of over $841,000. Parscale accused Frey of "abusing his power".

Frey added that he doesn't have time with a city of 430,000 people.

In a statement, Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said, "Trust is the cornerstone of our service, and I believe this policy helps to strengthen that". "It's not extortion to ask someone to pay their bills, even when that person really hates paying their bills".

On Monday, the Trump campaign released a letter from its lawyers to AEG, the management company that runs the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Almost three hours after Trump first tweeted on the subject, he went after the Minneapolis mayor again.

The brouhaha happened amid the background of a brand new Minneapolis Police Department coverage, declared last week, which averts off-duty officials from wearing their official uniforms in political rallies or if publicly endorsing candidates.

President Donald Trump reacted to the controversy on Twitter by assuring that they want to limit freedom of speech.

Trump said: 'The Police are fighting the Radical Left Mayor, and his ridiculous Uniform Ban. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, the president said the Frey can not "price out free speech". "See you Thursday night", he wrote on Twitter.

'I wake up every single morning with not a lot of time on my hands because I'm doing things like filling potholes and making sure our city has enough affordable housing, ' Frey said. The arena operator had sought to pass along to the campaign.

Under the Obama administration, agencies broadened existing laws and regulations through interpretations that were then issued in blogs, letters, memos, and brochures.

Some lawmakers, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and some of the president's closest outside advisers privately warned Trump about the damage those chants could inflict on the GOP, according to four Republicans close to the White House who were not authorized to discuss private conversations.