The U.S. Secret Service is renting a small studio apartment in Washington, D.C., near the home of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, a source with knowledge of the service’s activities told CNN on Thursday, in order for agents to use the bathroom and have office space.
The apartment was needed to provide a “downtime” facility in the Kalorama neighborhood, the source said. The neighborhood is a popular residential area for dignitaries and diplomats, in addition to the president’s daughter and son-in-law. Former President Barack Obama also has a home in the neighborhood.
The Kushner-Trump home is substantial in size, at 5,000 square feet, and has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. But, the agents on the family’s protective detail do not enter the home, the source said, though this person neglected to say whether that was at the request of the Kushners or due to Secret Service protocol.
The source notes the rental of the apartment was not only to provide toilet…
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