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Going Direct: Why NYC White House Would Be A Security Nightmare


President-elect Trump’s plan to base out of New York City raises tricky security and access questions.

When Donald Trump won the United States presidential election in early November, he did so in part because of his promise to “drain the swamp” that he believes Washington, D.C. politics to be. Now it seems that part of his plan was to get away from the Beltway altogether and base administrative operations out of New York City. But moving an administration from the relative confines of the nation’s capital to the heart of the nation’s largest city will make us vulnerable to a number of security threats, some of which will be difficult, if not impossible, to mitigate.

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