DONALD Trump is set to leave Washington DC on the morning of Joe Biden’s inauguration and host a farewell event at Joint Base Andrews.
The president is planning to leave the White House on January 20, after pondering leaving one day earlier, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
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Trump will reportedly leave Washington DC on WednesdayCredit: Reuters
Trump, who had already announced plans not to attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, is instead planning an event at the base outside Washington where Air Force One is headquartered, the source said.
He will then fly on to Palm Beach, Florida, to begin his post-presidency at his Mar-a-Lago club, the source told Reuters.
Trump will be leaving as President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony takes place.
On Thursday, the incoming president’s inauguration rehearsal was reportedly postponed amid security fears.
The Sun reached out to the Biden transition team for comment.
The postponement reported on Thursday night came hours after Wray warned of possible armed violence nationwide around Biden’s inauguration.
“When we talk about potential threats, we have to say about that we are seeing an extensive amount of concerning online chatter about a number of events surrounding the inauguration,” Wray said in his first briefing since the Jan. 6 riot.
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