The president’s early departure for Washington, D.C., comes as friends are set to attend the annual New Year’s Eve gala at Mar-a-Lago, at which Trump has made remarks for the earlier three years of his presidency, in accordance to The Hill.
“The President and First Lady might be leaving Florida for the White House tomorrow at 11:00 AM,” the schedule stated, in accordance to a tweet posted by Francesca Chambers, a reporter for McClatchy.
No particular cause was given for the change in plans, The Associated Press reported.
The president and first woman have been in Florida since Dec. 23.
Trump has been preoccupied with the election and the coronavirus relief bill throughout that point.
Earlier Wednesday, Republican U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri introduced he deliberate to problem Congress’s counting of the Electoral College votes subsequent Wednesday that may affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s win.
Senate GOP leaders are in opposition to the hassle to problem Biden’s win, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recognizing the previous vice chairman’s victory, and behind closed doorways urging Senate Republicans not to contest the election outcomes.
But with Hawley becoming a member of the small group of House Republicans in objecting, the joint session of Congress subsequent week could be dissolved and the House and Senate would then meet individually for 2 hours to debate and vote on a contested state’s electoral vote.
A state’s slate of electoral votes could be tossed provided that each the House and Senate vote to accomplish that.
Trump earlier Wednesday tweeted, “JANUARY SIXTH, SEE YOU IN DC!” as he continues his push to overturn the election outcomes.
Fox News’ Paul Steinhauser and Jason Donner and The Associated Press contributed to this report.