Trump in Palm Beach: Trumps leave PBIA, arrive back in Washington


UPDATE, 7:10 p.m.: Air Force One touched down at Andrews Air Force Base at 6:14 p.m. After leaving Palm Beach County's temperatures in the mid-70s, the president and his staff arrived to find the thermostat at 44 degrees. 

Donald and Melania Trump, along with son Barron, exited Air Force One at 6:24 p.m., according to the day's final report from the press pool covering the president's trip to Palm Beach.

PHOTOS: Gallery of Trump’s Thanksgiving visit

Marine One landed on the South Lawn of the White House at 6:40 pm., and the Trumps exited at 6:43. The president did not respond to questions shouted by the press.

UPDATE, 4:40 p.m.: Air Force One began take-off at 4:26 p.m. Donald and Melania Trump are expected back at the White House around 6:45.

UPDATE, 4:30 p.m.: The motorcade arrived at PBIA at 4:17 p.m. Supporters and protesters lined the streets along the way, according to the latest pool report.

Aboard Air Force One, President Trump lashed out at Democrats with one last tweet before departing Palm Beach County. "I have the economy booming and have possibly done more than any 10 month President," he claimed after spending five days playing golf.

UPDATE, 4:20 p.m.: President Trump's motorcade left Mar-a-Lago at 4:10 p.m. on its way to Palm Beach International Airport.

UPDATE, 2:30 p.m.: President Trump’s motorcade was back at Mar-a-Lago as of 2:08 p.m., according to White House Public Pool reports. A small group of supporters was seen near the bridge to Palm Beach.

UPDATE, 2:00 p.m.: Trump leaves the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, presumably heading back to Mar-a-Lago ahead of return flight to Washington, D.C. later today.

UPDATE, 9:30 a.m.: Trump again takes aim at Alabama Democrat Doug Jones for the second time this morning. The tweet comes as the White House Press Pool reports the president is on the move. He arrived at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach within minutes.

UPDATE, 9 a.m.: President Trump started his last day in Palm Beach with a tweet about the special election Senate race in Alabama, where he has continued to speak out against Roy Moore’s Democratic rival, Doug Jones. Trump’s comments come amidst scandal for Moore, who has been accused of sexual assault or molestation by several different women who said they were teenagers decades ago when Moore, who was then in his 30s, preyed on them.

COMPLETE COVERAGE: Donald Trump in Palm Beach 

Trump has never formally endorsed Moore, but he has repeatedly said, "we don't need a liberal person in there.” Other Republicans have called on Moore, who is now 70, to withdraw from the race.

ORIGINAL STORY: Donald and Melania Trump will leave Palm Beach International airport for Washington this afternoon, the White House announced today. A press schedule lists a departure time of 4:20 p.m. and arrival time of 6:45 at the White House.

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It’s been a largely uneventful holiday for the president since he arrived Tuesday. His past few days have been filled with golf outings, including a reported round with Palm Beach County resident and PGA legend Jack Nickalus on Saturday at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach. On Friday, his reported links partners at Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter included Jupiter Island resident Tiger Woods.

During that outing, however, the president received word of a deadly attack on a mosque in Egypt. While at Trump National, Trump tweeted that the massacre that killed more than 200 people was a “horrible and cowardly terrorist attack.” After returning to Mar-a-Lago Friday afternoon, Trump spoke with the Egyptian president by phone. 

On Thanksgiving Day, the president and the first lady visited the Coast Guard in Riviera Beach and Trump spoke with troops overseas, thanking them for their service.

SATURDAY COVERAGE: Motorcade incident brings moment of drama to Trump’s quiet day


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