President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that he will not spend the Christmas holidays in his Mar a Lago golf resort because it was shut down by the government. His wife, Melania, who flew to Palm Beach with her son Barron on Friday, will return to Washington for the family to spend Christmas together.
"Due to the stalemate, President Trump will remain in Washington The First Lady will return from Florida to spend Christmas together," said Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Press Secretary, in a statement Shutdown does not go to Florida ̵
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 22, 2018
Earlier, Trump had informed the public that he was in the White House was and " worked hard. .
The president had planned to spend 16 days with his family in Mar-a-Lago, where they traditionally spent their holidays.
A solution to the partial government shutdown, which took effect on midnight on Friday, seemed to be in the wind. The Senate postponed the Saturday afternoon without resolution and not until Thursday. The closure was triggered after Trump changed position and decided not to sign provisional government finance bills unless they contained about $ 5 billion for its border wall.
Twitter henchmen were not exactly sympathetic that Trump renounced one of his multiple golf trips to an address of his manufacture. They were also not worried about an emergency leave in the White House.