Sanders loses Secret Service protection
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersA case for open borders and how it can boost the world economy Sen. Sanders: 'Hypocrite' Trump rants against undocumented immigrants, but hires them at his properties On The Money — Sponsored by Prudential — Trump floats tariffs on European cars | Nikki Haley slams UN report on US poverty | Will tax law help GOP? It's a mystery MORE no longer has Secret Service protection.

The Vermont senator's protection detail was dropped on Tuesday, after he returned to Washington from New Hampshire following his endorsement of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonColorado governor teases possible presidential run Mueller asks judge for September sentencing for Papadopoulos House Judiciary Committee subpoenas FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts MORE, CNN reported.

Sanders got Secret Service protection in February. During his campaign, agents had to rush to protect him several times from protesters.

Sanders kept his Secret Service detail even after the last primary contest in June.

One of his colleagues, who declined to be identified, said the Vermont independent was "on an ego kick."

A report in June said the candidate's around-the-clock Secret Service protection cost taxpayers more than $38,000 a day, but a spokeswoman for the Secret Service declined to comment to CNN on the duration or cost of Sanders's protection.