US To Pay For $580K Security Upgrade At Mar-A-Lago

The Daily Beast reports:

For a private club whose owner boasts the property offers the best of everything, Mar-a-Lago’s security systems apparently aren’t quite up to par.

A $580,600 Secret Service contract awarded in August to a construction contractor based in Arkansas states its purpose is “TO PROVIDE MAR-A-LAGO WITH A PHYSICAL SECURITY BUILD-OUT UPGRADE,” according to federal procurement records.

The contract goes through July 28, 2022, and was awarded without a competitive bidding process; the cost, naturally, will be borne by U.S. taxpayers.

Read the full article. Trump, of course, continues to charge the Secret Service detail for their rooms at Mar-A-Lago.