2/ BACKSTORY: Trump campaign has repeatedly refused to pay public safety bills that various municipalities have sent.
NEW: The Trump campaign isn't paying its police bills. Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president’s political committee has stiffed them out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. reports
Meanwhile, here’s what happens when American cops bill the Trump campaign:
"In all, city governments say Trump’s campaign owes them at least $841,219."
"At least nine other city governments — from Mesa, Arizona, to Erie, Pennsylvania — are still waiting for Trump to pay public safety-related invoices they’ve sent his presidential campaign committee in connection with his political rallies."
The Trump campaign is refusing to pay local cities for the added police presence necessary at his political rallies. Why the Trump campaign won't pay police bills - Center for Public Integrity