Secret Service paid Trump's airline $1.6 million
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The U.S. Secret Service has paid the Donald TrumpDonald TrumpGraham: 'I could not disagree more' with Trump support of Afghanistan troop withdrawal GOP believes Democrats handing them winning 2022 campaign Former GOP operative installed as NSA top lawyer resigns MORE campaign about $1.6 million to cover the cost of flying its agents with the GOP presidential nominee, Politico reports


It is customary for Secret Service to reimburse campaigns for the cost of traveling with presidential candidates. It has reimbursed Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPelosi on power in DC: 'You have to seize it' Cuba readies for life without Castro Chelsea Clinton: Pics of Trump getting vaccinated would help him 'claim credit' MORE's campaign $2.6 million so far in this presidential cycle.

But because one of Trump's companies, TAG Air Inc., owns the plane he travels on, the government is effectively paying him. 

The Clinton campaign has largely relied on chartered planes from an outside private company.

A Politico analysis found that through the end of August, Trump's campaign has spent at least $8.2 million at Trump's businesses, including payments for renting event venues and office space.