Originally Posted by BigRedChief
No, it's not. That figure is for security and background checks. You need to know who is going to have access and proximity to the President and top secret info. Is that an area you think we should cut back? Let's cut some corners?
I agree. Now let's save money by not taking 20 guests out to a public unprotected place and provide armed guards for them the EXACT same day you send home hundreds because you can afford the extra Secret service.