The presidents Thanksgiving trip-up to Mar-a-Lago seemed to take a recreational turn, despite his staffs insisting he had a full schedule of sessions and calls
Donald Trump appears to have headed straight to the golf course on the first day of his Thanksgiving journey to Mar-a-Lago in Florida- despite his staff insisting merely an hour and a half earlier that he had” a full schedule of meetings and phone calls” all day.
The president flew to Florida for the holiday on Tuesday night after taking part in a traditional turkey-pardoning ceremony at the White House, and was up bright and early on Wednesday morning to resume his feud with LaVar Ball, the parent of a basketball player arrested in China, and his separate row with NFL players who kneel to protest against police violence during the national anthem.
Those disagreeable errands out of the way, the president assured his 43.2 m Twitter adherents he would be” having meetings and running the phones from the Winter White House in Florida( Mar-a-Lago )”.
A White House press secretary, however, was less on-message, telling the press travelling with the president that she expected a” low-key day” on Wednesday, according to the” pool report” shared by journalists.
Within minutes, a correction had arrived to dispel any possible misunderstandings about Trump’s work rate and stamina.
” While the White House communications faculty expects the press pond to have a’ low-key day ‘,” it read,” the president will NOT have a low-key day and has a full schedule of sessions and telephone call “.
Just over an hour afterward, the Trump motorcade set off from Mar-a-Lago, arriving at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach at 9.26 am.
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