Trump in Palm Beach: President arrives in Palm Beach; Heads to Mar-a-Lago


President Trump arrived in Palm Beach at 1:35 p.m. Friday to celebrate the holidays with his family at Mar-a-Lago. This is the president’s tenth visit to Palm Beach since his inauguration in January.

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For years, the Trump family has celebrated holidays at Mar-a-Lago. Last year, then President-elect Trump celebrated Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s at Mar-a-Lago. However, this year’s visits will be much shorter. 

Trump is scheduled to return to Washington on New Year’s Day.

UPDATE 2:22 p.m.: President Trump has arrived at Mar-a-Lago. The president’s motorcade drove unusually slow along Southern Boulevard so he could wave to crowds on the street. 

Among supporters was a group of Orthodox Jews who made signs thanking Trump for commuting the prison sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, a former meatpacking executive convicted of bank fraud.


UPDATE 2:10 p.m.: After spending more than 20 minutes at PBIA greeting supporters, President Trump has headed to Mar-a-Lago on Southern Boulevard in his motorcade. 


UPDATE 2:00 p.m.: President Trump greets supporters at PBIA before he heads to Mar-a-Lago.

Both supporters and protesters are standing along Southern Boulevard to watch the president’s motorcade pass by. 


COMPLETE COVERAGE: President Donald Trump in Palm Beach



UPDATE 1:35 p.m: President Trump has arrived at Palm Beach International Airport. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies have started to shut down Southern Boulevard as Trump prepares to head to Mar-a-Lago in his motorcade. 


UPDATE 11:39 a.m.: President Trump just boarded Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews for Palm Beach after signing the tax bill. Approximate wheels down at Palm Beach International Airport 1:35 p.m.

UPDATE 10 A.M.: President Trump’s private helicopter, bearing the signature TRUMP label, landed on the new helipad at Mar-a-Lago at about 10 a.m. No word on who was in the helicopter.

»» PHOTOS: Donald Trump’s Palm Beach home, Mar-a-Lago


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