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Trump temporarily extended secret service privileges for his adult children before leaving office

Ivanka Trump. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency. Images

WASHINGTON D.C., Jan 23, 2021, People. Just before leaving office, former Donald Trump continued his four adult children’s Secret Service protection for six months after his presidency, PEOPLE confirms.

A Secret Service source says that Trump, 74, issued the last-minute extension as a “transition period” for Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump (and her husband, Jared Kushner), Eric Trump (and his wife Lara Trump) and Tiffany Trump.

The extension was first reported by The Washington Post.

President Joe Biden would need to approve a further extension after that, the Secret Service source tells PEOPLE.

The source says some other non-Trump family members were also given an extended period of security but could not provide names. The Post reported that former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and former National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien were among those granted extended protection.

The Secret Service declined to comment to PEOPLE because the agency “does not discuss protective operations or protectees,” a spokesperson said.

A spokeswoman for the Trump Organization also said they would not comment on the family’s security.

Just before leaving office, former Donald Trump continued his four adult children’s Secret Service protection for six months after his presidency, PEOPLE confirms.

A Secret Service source says that Trump, 74, issued the last-minute extension as a “transition period” for Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump (and her husband, Jared Kushner), Eric Trump (and his wife Lara Trump) and Tiffany Trump.

The extension was first reported by The Washington Post.

President Joe Biden would need to approve a further extension after that, the Secret Service source tells PEOPLE.

The source says some other non-Trump family members were also given an extended period of security but could not provide names. The Post reported that former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and former National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien were among those granted extended protection.

The Secret Service declined to comment to PEOPLE because the agency “does not discuss protective operations or protectees,” a spokesperson said.

A spokeswoman for the Trump Organization also said they would not comment on the family’s security.

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