U.S. Department of Defense

Pentagon looking to rent space at Trump Tower

The United States military is looking to rent space at Trump Tower for use when President Donald Trump returns to his longtime home in New York City.

A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the Department of Defense was looking for the space "in order to meet official mission requirements." Two U.S. officials said that the space will likely be rented from a third party, and not from the president or members of his family. The officials said it was not clear yet if the contract had been finalized.

The officials were not authorized to discuss the contract publicly, so spoke on condition of anonymity.

"The Department of Defense is working through...