He may have dubbed it the "Winter White ", but Donald Trump's trips to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida could be costing the US taxpayer more than $3 million (£2.4m) per visit.
A 2013 trip by President Obama to nearby Palm Beach via Chicago cost an estimated $3.6million (£2.8m), according to an estimate by the Government Accounting Office.
Along with the security costs, flights for Mr Trump, his family and his staff, the bill would likely include expenses for the Coast Guard to patrol exposed shoreline - which Mar-a-Lago also backs on to.
Local police have also reportedly spent $360,000 (£288,800) on officers overtime, on the three weekend visits Mr Trump has made to the resort three times during his short presidential term.
The White House has declined to comment on the cost of Mr Trump's weekend excursions.
The President has nonetheless said that he intends to use the resort to host world leaders.
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