Trump in Palm Beach: President, Melania and Barron arrive at Mar-a-Lago

UPDATE 7:10 p.m.: Trump family arrives at Mar-a-Lago. 

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UPDATE 7:06 p.m.: Trump, Melania and Barron were seen descending the stairs at PBIA before heading to Mar-a-Lago.  

UPDATE 6:45 p.m.: President Trump lands at Palm Beach International Airport. 

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UPDATE 6:40 p.m.: Throughout Palm Beach County, dozens of people are showing their support for the president. 

In Miami, there are protestors marching through the Little Haiti neighborhood. 

UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Soldiers dry the rails on the mobile stairs in preparation for Trump’s arrival. 

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UPDATE 6:20 p.m.: The rainy weather isn’t stopping people from showing their support for Trump along Southern Blvd.

UPDATE 6:00 p.m.: The president is expected to arrive within the hour and people are already lining up to watch his motorcade. 

UPDATE 1:08 p.m.: Trump tweeted about Martin Luther King Jr. Day. He said, “I encourage all Americans to observe this day with appropriate civic, community, and service activities in honor of Dr. King's life and legacy.”

Earlier today, Trump addressed what he said about Haiti on Thursday. 

According to The Associated Press, Trump “questioned why the United States would accept more immigrants from Haiti and ‘shithole countries’ in Africa rather than places like Norway.”

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Trump wrote that he “never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country.”

12:10 P.M.: President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will arrive at Palm Beach International Airport tonight to spend the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at Mar-a-Lago.

The president’s eastbound motorcade may snarl traffic for South Florida Fair-goers heading west Friday evening on Southern Boulevard. Air Force One is expected to land at about 7 p.m.

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The Town of Palm Beach is warning residents to expect significant traffic and delays today with lane closures on Okeechobee Blvd. between S. Flagler Drive and Parker Avenue in West Palm Beach. That's in addition to the closures around Mar-a-Lago that already are in effect with the pending arrival of President Donald Trump. 

Palm Beach Police are encouraging motorists to use the Flagler Bridge. 

The traffic alerts come on the heels of malfunctions on the Southern Boulevard Bridge early this morning. From about 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. there were on and off warnings about the bridge not working properly, and the town was advising residents to find an alternate route

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Road closures near Mar-a-Lago will continue until the president leaves on Monday afternoon or evening.

Before his visit, the president tweeted about the DACA deal that was presented to him yesterday. He described it as “a big step backwards.”

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The visit is the eleventh the president has made to Palm Beach during his first year in office. The weekend plans for the president and first lady are not known.

Trump is expected to return to Palm Beach next weekend to celebrate the one-year-anniversary of his inauguration at a gala at Mar-a-Lago. His campaign committee has launched a sweepstakes with the prize of an all-expense paid trip to Mar-a-Lago for the gala.

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