Donald Trump will be the first president to despise the performance of his successor for more than 150 years. The president of the United States will leave Washington, DC in the early morning of Wednesday, January 20, hours before the inauguration of his Democratic successor Joe Biden. has not yet congratulatedan official said on condition of anonymity on Friday, January 16.
Eager not to leave the US federal capital as former president, Donald Trump will join his luxurious club at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, where he intends to settle. The 45th President of the United States will fly aboard a helicopter from the White House gardens to the Andrews, Maryland military base to his last flight on Air Force One.
After refusing to acknowledge his defeat in the presidential election for more than two months, Donald Trump ended I promise a few days ago a smooth transitionbut he never praised Joe Biden.
The White House is rapidly emptying. Many advisers have already left the place, taking documents and souvenirs. Photos of Donald Trump on the move in the United States or around the world, hanging on the walls of the famous west wing, they are no longer. Now only a few hooks remain on the walls, waiting for the photos of Joe Biden.
A nomination like no other
While he waits in Washington, preparations continue for the inauguration of Joe Biden, who will become the 46th president in US history on Wednesday at noon. The federal capital of the United States is unrecognizable, transformed into an entrenched encampment after the Capitol violence.
The party will have a special flavor this year: the “National Mall”, the huge esplanade at the foot of the Capitol, will be closed to the public. Only duly accredited persons will be allowed into the area where, traditionally, supporters of the president-elect congregate in the hundreds of thousands.
Since the capture of the Capitol by Donald Trump supporters on January 6, Washington has come under close surveillance, traversed by police now supported by thousands of soldiers. Joe Biden’s team and Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser asked the people of the United States avoid downtown Washington and watch the inauguration ceremony online or on television.