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FM123

(10,058 posts)
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:21 PM Nov 2020

Trumps to spend Thanksgiving at White House instead of traveling to Florida

(The Hill) President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not travel to Florida to spend Thanksgiving at Mar-a-Lago this year, marking a break with tradition for the first family as the president refuses to accept defeat in the 2020 election.

Stephanie Grisham, the chief of staff for the first lady, tweeted that Melania Trump and the president will celebrate Thanksgiving at the White House.

While the White House had not formally announced travel plans, the first family was expected to spend the holiday at the president's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach. The Trumps had spent each of the past three Thanksgiving holidays there.

But Trump has receded from public view in the two weeks since Election Day and after Joe Biden was projected as president-elect. Trump has made only a few public appearances in the time since, communicating largely through Twitter to spread false claims about the integrity of the vote.

(Read More) https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/526437-trumps-to-spend-thanksgiving-at-white-house-instead-of-traveling-to

*they are probably afraid we will change the locks on them if they go away for Thanksgiving.....

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Trumps to spend Thanksgiving at White House instead of traveling to Florida (Original Post) FM123 Nov 2020 OP
They've got a lot of packing to do SoCalNative Nov 2020 #1
I hope somebody inspects their baggage when they leave... Wounded Bear Nov 2020 #36
Trump is in to his terrible twos. Eyeball_Kid Nov 2020 #2
He's afraid they'll change the locks while he's gone StarfishSaver Nov 2020 #3
I think they're afraid they won't be allowed back in. dchill Nov 2020 #4
Seems about right onetexan Nov 2020 #12
There's still some staff torius Nov 2020 #5
The last line of that OP LSFL Nov 2020 #6
I wish I were the White House cook frazzled Nov 2020 #7
Make it a round 100 degrees leftieNanner Nov 2020 #11
No,... The Butterball call in line says just defrost the turkey if frozen,... magicarpet Nov 2020 #15
Maybe a nice bleach marinade first n/t moonscape Nov 2020 #28
Well the marinate should be 1/2 bleach & 1/2 Lysol,.... magicarpet Nov 2020 #30
What's The Old Adage About Occupancy?...... global1 Nov 2020 #8
I wouldn't be surprised if he ate in the Oval underpants Nov 2020 #9
LOL, he can't bring himself to show his face at his precious club because all the rich dickheads RockRaven Nov 2020 #10
Ding! Ding! Ding! leftieNanner Nov 2020 #13
It's taken almost 2 weeks, but I do think he's starting to realize that bullshit OAITW r.2.0 Nov 2020 #16
You got it! Butterflylady Nov 2020 #21
Good call, especially about the humiliation of being a loser. Boo hoo! nt crickets Nov 2020 #25
You nailed it! Brother Mythos Nov 2020 #27
So that saves us a couple million bucks? NameAlreadyTaken Nov 2020 #14
Doesn't matter. One way or another, Trump leaves on January 20, 2021. Blue_true Nov 2020 #17
A big 300+ pound butterball will be served Blue Owl Nov 2020 #18
Does McDonald's have turkey burgers? Butterflylady Nov 2020 #23
Good one. But I don't believe a word they say judesedit Nov 2020 #19
Too ashamed to face his club members. kskiska Nov 2020 #20
Most of the club members at MaL couldn't get into the other clubs in town, so no big loss there. LOL monmouth4 Nov 2020 #22
Lot of paper shredding and electronic deleting to be done. sinkingfeeling Nov 2020 #24
Coward trumps are Afraid of Getting Protessted Cha Nov 2020 #26
I think melanoma will sneak out the back door with Barron Tribetime Nov 2020 #29
Does Barron speak Russian ? magicarpet Nov 2020 #31
That's the only one I feel sorry for, but who knows Tribetime Nov 2020 #33
I believe Ivana taught her 3 spawn her native tongue; probably Melania did the same for Barron nt Hekate Nov 2020 #39
Hungryman turkey, right in front of his TV. All alone. JDC Nov 2020 #32
Yum! BumRushDaShow Nov 2020 #42
Are they paid up on the rent? KY_EnviroGuy Nov 2020 #34
A last and nostalgic dinner at government expense... Grins Nov 2020 #35
it's always at government expense no matter where he is Demonaut Nov 2020 #41
Methinks those club fees at Merd-a-Lego will be going down soon... Wounded Bear Nov 2020 #37
Damn. I was hoping responsible people would change the locks, and inventory... Hekate Nov 2020 #38
his manipulation of our democracy requires him to stay, he can't lose a day Demonaut Nov 2020 #40
What's he afraid of? Retrograde Nov 2020 #43

Wounded Bear

(59,013 posts)
36. I hope somebody inspects their baggage when they leave...
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 10:33 PM
Nov 2020

not that I don't trust the Trumps, but I don't trust the Trumps.

If they steal the Andrew Jackson portrait I'd be tempted to let them get away with it, though.

torius

(1,652 posts)
5. There's still some staff
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:26 PM
Nov 2020

they haven’t managed to infect yet, so they’re staying to be thorough.

magicarpet

(14,727 posts)
15. No,... The Butterball call in line says just defrost the turkey if frozen,...
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:39 PM
Nov 2020

... todays turkeys should not nor need they be cooked. Just slice off a big chunk and eat it raw. It is a lot more juicy that way.



Bon aperitif...

magicarpet

(14,727 posts)
30. Well the marinate should be 1/2 bleach & 1/2 Lysol,....
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 10:23 PM
Nov 2020

The Lysol gives the skin that darkish golden color and the Lysol also darkens the pan drippings which enhances the final coloration of the home made turkey gravy.

Bon aperitif,...

global1

(25,396 posts)
8. What's The Old Adage About Occupancy?......
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:33 PM
Nov 2020

Trump being in the Real Estate business probably thinks he can use this in his quest to remain president:

Possession is nine-tenths of the law is an expression meaning that ownership is easier to maintain if one has possession of something, or difficult to enforce if one does not.

Although the principle is an oversimplification, it can be restated as: "In a property dispute (whether real or personal), in the absence of clear and compelling testimony or documentation to the contrary, the person in actual, custodial possession of the property is presumed to be the rightful owner. (credit Wikipedia)



underpants

(183,556 posts)
9. I wouldn't be surprised if he ate in the Oval
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:34 PM
Nov 2020

And had it televised or at least photographed. With or without the family.

Look at me! I’m still President!!!

RockRaven

(15,281 posts)
10. LOL, he can't bring himself to show his face at his precious club because all the rich dickheads
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:34 PM
Nov 2020

who bought memberships as de facto bribes now know he's a loser and he can't stand the humiliation.

OAITW r.2.0

(25,194 posts)
16. It's taken almost 2 weeks, but I do think he's starting to realize that bullshit
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:40 PM
Nov 2020

won't make a 2nd term come true. He will never be able to be the public person he was before he fell into the Presidency. He may do some rallies, but I suspect that fewer and fewer people will want to associate with the Loser.

Butterflylady

(3,587 posts)
21. You got it!
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 09:15 PM
Nov 2020

He's to cowardly to face people. He knows he lost and so do all his so called friends in Florida.

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
17. Doesn't matter. One way or another, Trump leaves on January 20, 2021.
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:43 PM
Nov 2020

He can do it the easy way and get one last ride on Marine 1, or he can choose what’s behind the curtain.

monmouth4

(9,766 posts)
22. Most of the club members at MaL couldn't get into the other clubs in town, so no big loss there. LOL
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 09:17 PM
Nov 2020

Tribetime

(4,851 posts)
33. That's the only one I feel sorry for, but who knows
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 10:30 PM
Nov 2020

How he will turn out in 10 yrs. Hopefully the complete opposite of his dad.

KY_EnviroGuy

(14,519 posts)
34. Are they paid up on the rent?
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 10:30 PM
Nov 2020

If not, let's get VP-elect Harris to start eviction proceedings in court.......


Oh, wait (hearing sound of moving truck backing in)........

Hekate

(91,596 posts)
38. Damn. I was hoping responsible people would change the locks, and inventory...
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 11:37 PM
Nov 2020

...what belongs to us.

Retrograde

(10,229 posts)
43. What's he afraid of?
Tue Nov 17, 2020, 11:51 PM
Nov 2020

As much as I loathe him, he's still president until 1/20/21 at noon and entitled to live in the White House: what's he afraid of? Does he think the staff won't let him back in if he leaves? Does he think he's going to get booed if he goes to Florida? Does he think that having a snit in the White House makes him seem more presidential?

Maybe he just wants to stay and help Mel with the f(&%*#g Christmas decorations!

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