Secret Service protection for Donald Trump Jr. reactivated: report

Secret Service protection for Donald Trump Jr. reactivated: report

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSasse: Trump shouldn't dignify Putin with Helsinki summit Top LGBT group projects message onto Presidential Palace in Helsinki ahead of Trump-Putin summit Hillary Clinton to Trump ahead of Putin summit: 'Do you know which team you play for?' MORE Jr. reportedly has his Secret Service protection back, sources told CNN.

The news comes after a previous report that Trump Jr. gave up his protection from the Secret Service because of privacy concerns.

A senior administration official told The New York Times earlier this month the Secret Service had stopped protecting Trump Jr. 

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The Secret Service would not confirm the previous report.

“To ensure the safety and security of our protectees and their families, we will not confirm who is currently receiving Secret Service protection,” Secret Service spokeswoman Catherine Miller told the newspaper.

The Secret Service provides mandatory protection to the president and vice president.

It also provides protection to family members, but those people can decline protection at any time.