City Spent $3.5 Million On Obama Security

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jan 29, 2010 3:40PM

Since his election in 2008, the city has spent $3.5 million on security for President Obama, including police escorts and the security detail outside his South Side home. While the feds claim the city is being reimbursed, ABC 7 reports that the city is still owed almost $1.6 million. The city turned over security duties for the Obama home to the Secret Service.