Trump children ski trip cost at least $330K in security: report

Trump children ski trip cost at least $330K in security: report
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President Trump's adult children racked up at least $330,000 in security costs on a ski trip to Aspen, Colo., last February, according to CBS News.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spent $329,561 for the weeklong vacation taken by Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, both White House advisers, as well as Eric Trump and his wife, CBS reported citing records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.

The Secret Service spent $26,000 on rental vehicles, as well as equipment needed to accompany the family on the ski slopes, which costed around $22,000, according to the report. 

The Hill has reached out to DHS for comment. 


Past first families have also taken pricey ski trips.

Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama says she is managing 'low-grade depression' Michelle Obama supporters urge Biden to pick former first lady as running mate Michelle Obama wishes Barack a happy birthday: 'My favorite guy' MORE accompanied her daughters Sasha and Malia to Aspen during the Obama administration, in which their trips cost $166,000 and $65,000, according to Judicial Watch

The CBS report comes amid fresh scrutiny of travel by members of the Trump administration.

Health and Human Services Secretary (HHS) Tom PriceThomas (Tom) Edmunds PriceCoronavirus Report: The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Chris Christie Trump flails as audience dwindles and ratings plummet Tom Price: Here's how we can obtain more affordable care MORE submitted his resignation to the president on Friday after facing backlash for his use of private jets for official business.

Price is one of four Cabinet members facing scrutiny of their travel since taking public office. 

Interior Secretary Ryan ZinkeRyan Keith ZinkeTrump flails as audience dwindles and ratings plummet OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Senior Interior official contacted former employer, violating ethics pledge: watchdog | Ag secretary orders environmental rollbacks for Forest Service | Senate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Senior Interior official contacted former employer, violating ethics pledge: watchdog MORE and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott PruittEdward (Scott) Scott PruittEPA looks to other statutes to expand scope of coming 'secret science' rule EPA ordered to reconsider New York efforts to tame downwind pollution OVERNIGHT ENERGY: EPA declines to tighten smog standards amid pressure from green groups | Democrats split on Trump plan to use development funds for nuclear projects| Russian mining giant reports another fuel spill in Arctic MORE are also facing questions about their use of private aircraft for government business in recent days.

The Washington Post reported on Friday that Veterans Affairs Secretary David ShulkinDavid Jonathon ShulkinVA inspector general says former top official steered M contract to friend Schumer demands answers in use of unproven coronavirus drug on veterans Former Trump VA secretary says staffer found plans to replace him in department copier MORE spent nearly half his time on a recent international trip sightseeing and shopping with his wife, who had her airfare paid for by the government.