West Palm Beach, Florida( CNN) A government shutdown may force President Trump to spend Christmas in Washington — but in sunny South Florida, his Mar-a-Lago estate beckons.
It may all be for naught if Trump and lawmakers cannot reach a compromise on fund the government past midnight. The White House says Trump will not travel to Florida if the partial government shutdown takes effect.
After meeting Senate Republicans at the White House on Friday morning, Trump did not offer any new scheme that were likely to garner enough is supportive of passage. That made a shutdown appear more likely.