Don Gone? Secret Service Advises President-Elect to Move Out of Trump Tower
The Secret Service may be advising President-elect Donald Trump and his family to move out of Trump Tower for safety reasons.
The building is located on New York’s Fifth Avenue, one of the busiest streets in America, where thousands of tourists and city residents stroll by every day.
Police have done their best to turn Trump Tower into a virtual fortress as concrete barriers have been installed outside the building.
The FAA has ordered the air space above Trump Tower restricted. Pilots are banned from flying within two miles of Trump Tower from now until January 20, Trump's Inauguration Day.
If the president-elect is compelled to leave his beloved Trump Tower prior to a White House move, he has several estates at his disposal.
In the town of Bedford, New York, Trump owns a beautiful secluded mansion with 15 bedrooms that sits on 230 acres.
Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino says that from a security point of view, Trump's best bet would be his Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida
"This is a place where he built from the ground up, for security you can’t get a better location. It has everything Trump Tower doesn’t," he told Inside Edition.
Bongino discussed the difficulties of securing Trump Tower, saying: "I am not just talking about people, I am talking about car bombs, people walking in with an explosive device, I am not just talking about the individual lone gunman. Controlling access is not impossible but it is really, really difficult in Trump Tower."
He also has Trump Vineyard Estates in Charlottesville, Virginia, which could be a temporary residence before he takes office. The property is located about 116 miles from Washington, D.C.