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Secret Service will not seek ‘special accommodations’ for Trump’s Miami court appearance

A Secret Service spokeswoman said Friday that former President Donald Trump will not seek “special favors” ahead of his arraignment in Miami federal court on allegations of mishandling classified documents.

Secret Service Communications Director Anthony Guglielmi said: “For operational security reasons, I will not go into details, but the Secret Service has taken special steps beyond those necessary to ensure the former president’s continued security. I am not going to do any favors,” he said. said in a statement on Friday.

“Like any site visited by protected persons, the Secret Service is constantly working with the necessary agencies to ensure that protection requirements are met. We have the utmost confidence in our shared professionalism and commitment to security,” he added.

President Trump, 76, said Thursday that he will appear on a subpoena in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida at 3 p.m. Tuesday to plead “not guilty” to all 49 charges against Special Counsel Jack Smith. clarified. page of the indictment against him.


While the former president was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court in March, Secret Service agents were looking into the details of the former president.
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Unlike Trump’s Manhattan indictment in March, the U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Marshals weren’t given advance notice of the charges, and law enforcement said they were preparing “hastily” for Tuesday’s court appearance. CNN reported.

On Friday, a Secret Service advance team began meeting with federal court sheriffs and Miami law enforcement officials to determine how to create a “security bubble around President Trump.” According to the Washington Post.

The paper reported that Secret Service officials said Trump’s appearance at Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Courthouse in Miami will see less pedestrian and vehicular traffic in downtown Miami than in lower Manhattan. As a result, he expects it will be easier to coordinate than the court appearance scheduled for April in Manhattan.


Former President Donald Trump has been charged with mishandling classified documents.
Former President Donald Trump has been charged with mishandling classified documents.
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The paper reported that Secret Service officials said Trump's appearance at Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Courthouse in Miami should be easier to coordinate than what was scheduled in Manhattan in April. It is said that it is expected.
The paper reported that Secret Service officials said Trump’s appearance at Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Courthouse in Miami should be easier to coordinate than what was scheduled in Manhattan in April. It is said that it is expected.
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According to The Washington Post, Trump’s security personnel asked Secret Service officials how to transport him from the Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Fla., to a courthouse about 110 miles south. It is said that he is still working out a plan with several people. Concerns have been raised about getting him back and forth in a safe convoy.

If President Trump is convicted and faces the harshest of all charges, he could face a maximum sentence of 400 years in prison.

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