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Who Foots The Security Bill For Trump-Branded Properties?03:52Download

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A giant billboard advertising the Trump International Golf Club hangs at the Dubai Trade Center roundabout, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (Kamran Jebreili/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
A giant billboard advertising the Trump International Golf Club hangs at the Dubai Trade Center roundabout, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (Kamran Jebreili/AP)

The U.S. Government Accountability Office says it is investigating the costs associated with protecting President Trump on his frequent trips to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida.

While those trips are expensive, there are other high costs associated with having a president whose name appears on hotels, resorts and golf courses around the world.

Some security analysts are wondering if those properties need added protection. If so, who pays for it? NPR's Jackie Northam (@jackienortham) reports.

This segment aired on March 29, 2017.

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