Trump throws New Years Mar-a-Lago party for DC at short notice

  • President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump leave his Mar-a-Lago club ahead of his lavish New Year’s Eve party.
  • The couple announced their decision on short notice and announced that they would rather see in the new year from Washington, DC.
  • CNN reported that some people had already arrived for the event, usually by the hundreds. Tickets for previous events cost as much as $ 1,000.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have decided at short notice to abandon his Mar-a-Lago club ahead of his lavish New Year’s Eve party.

The couple recently changed their plans to spend the night in the White House on Dec. 31, and would leave Florida that day at 11 p.m.

CNN’s Kaitlan Collins and Kevin Liptak, referring to three people familiar with the event, reported that guests had already started gathering at the resort and were previously told that Trump would attend.

He had previously planned to leave Mar-a-Lago on New Year’s Day, reports The Associated Press.

The Huffington Post reported that tickets for the party had cost about $ 1,000 in previous years.

The event is an annual tradition for the Trump family, and CNN noted that Trump usually poses for the media on his red carpet.

A Mar-a-Lago member told CNN on Tuesday that they had heard that at least 500 bookings had been made. About 800 people attended the party in 2017, according to The Palm Beach Post.

Senior reporter Jennifer Jacobs, Bloomberg News, tweeted that Trump would leave the resort a day earlier than he had planned, and would miss the party for which he ‘bought hundreds of tickets’.

The event was arranged despite the increasing cases of coronavirus in the US. It is not clear what coronavirus measures are planned for the event, CNN reports.

Neither Trump nor the White House gave a reason for Trump’s early departure from the resort.

The Associated Press reports that Trump and Melania arrived in Mar-a-Lago on December 23 and spent most of his time there reiterating his grievances over the presidential election results, which resulted in him losing to President-elect Joe Biden. .

He will return to Washington, DC, as some Republicans plan to formally object when Congress confirms Biden’s victory. Trump unjustifiably claimed to have won the election, and successfully tried to overthrow the results.