Trump's New Jersey home gets security designation

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BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey town where President Donald Trump has spent weekends at his golf course has received a designation by the Secret Service so it can be reimbursed by the federal government for security costs.

New Jersey Republican Rep. Leonard Lance announced Wednesday the town of Bedminster has been designated a priority for presidential protection.

The government has made $41 million available to cover costs incurred between Trump's Jan. 20 inauguration and Oct. 1. Trump's residences in New York and Florida have similar designations.

Bedminster, a town of roughly 9,000 residents about 40 miles from New York, spent about $9,000 in police overtime combined for two trips by Trump in May and June.

Costs incurred by the state police and county law enforcement were not immediately released.

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