President Donald Trump in Palm Beach: Winter season 2017-2018

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  • President Trump arrives for Thanksgiving

    President Trump arrives for Thanksgiving
    After a 7-month hiatus, the president returns to Mar-a-Lago with the first lady and the couple's son, Barron, to celebrate their first Thanksgiving holiday while in office. During the summer, the president visited his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Over the Thanksgiving weekend the president played golf with PGA champs Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson and Jack Nicklaus. Photos: Thanksgiving at Mar-a-Lago
  • Thanksgiving visit to local Coast Guard station

    Thanksgiving visit to local Coast Guard station
    President Donald Trump began Thanksgiving warming up his fingers on Twitter before moving on to a video conference with troops overseas.
    He rounded out the morning with a visit to the local Coast Guard station and squeezed in a round of afternoon golf before the skies opened up with the forecast rain. All before the turkey was on the table.
  • Golf-less weekend at Mar-a-Lago

    Golf-less weekend at Mar-a-Lago
    After a stop in the Florida Panhandle city of Pensacola for a campaign-like rally for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, the president heads to Mar-a-Lago for a few hours of sleep. He then heads to Jackson, Miss., for the opening of a civil rights museum. The president returns to Mar-a-Lago mid-afternoon to watch the Army-Navy football game. He returns to Washington on Sunday. It was the ninth presidential visit to Mar-a-Lago and first visit without golf.
  • First presidential Christmas at Mar-a-Lago

    First presidential Christmas at Mar-a-Lago
    The president arrives in Palm Beach to celebrate his first Christmas as president at Mar-a-Lago. The 10-day holiday with his five children and nine grandchildren features lots of golf, tweeting, Santa tracking on NORAD, a visit to a West Palm Beach fire station and a red-carpet New Year's Eve bash at Mar-a-Lago. Photos: President Trump's Christmas visit to Mar-a-Lago
  • New Year's Eve on the red carpet at Mar-a-Lago

    New Year's Eve on the red carpet at Mar-a-Lago
    Hundreds of people attend the black-tie New Year’s Eve party at Mar-a-Lago, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, former baseball star Keith Hernandez and Donald Trump’s three oldest children. Tickets for the gala were $600 for club members and $750 for guests, Politico reported. First Lady Melania Trump wore Erdem’s Emery floral sequined midi dress - originally priced at $5,500. Photos: New Year's Eve at Mar-a-Lago.
  • Protests and golf during MLK weekend at Mar-a-Lago

    Protests and golf during MLK weekend at Mar-a-Lago
    Haitian demonstrators along the motorcade route demand an apology from the president for recent remarks he made about Haiti and other poor nations during immigration discussions. The weekend also featured golf and dinner with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. Before entering his private golf club, Trump told reporters he is the "least racist person you have ever interviewed." Photos: President Trump's visit to Mar-a-Lago, Jan. 12-15, 2018.
  • Trumpettes party at Mar-a-Lago

    Trumpettes party at Mar-a-Lago
    More than 900 people attend the Red, White & Blue Celebration for “We the People,” two days before the first anniversary of Trump's inauguration. The Trumpettes, socialites who created a fan club in 2015, host the event and guests profess their affection, admiration and, in some cases, religious devotion to the 45th president. Trump stayed in Washington to deal with a looming government shutdown.
    Photos: Trumpettes party at Mar-a-Lago
  • Golf, Super Bowl party

    Golf, Super Bowl party
    The president, first lady and son Barron Trump arrive Friday evening for Super Bowl weekend. The president spent much of Saturday and Sunday at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, where he hosted his annual Super Bowl party on Sunday. Florida Atlantic University's pep band performed for the president before the game. Photos of the president's visit, Feb 2-4, 2018
  • President visits Parkland shooting victims

    President visits Parkland shooting victims
    Two days after the Parkland school shooting, the president arrives in Palm Beach and heads straight to the hospital where some shooting victims are recovering.The president departed from his usual schedule and did not play golf over the weekend. On Saturday night, he attended the inaugural fundraiser for Orphan's Promise at Mar-a-Lago and met with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Sunday. Photos of President's Day weekend, Feb. 16-19
  • Overnight trip to speak at GOP retreat

    Overnight trip to speak at GOP retreat
    The president attends the Rev. Billy Graham's funeral in North Carolina before arriving in Palm Beach for some face time with donors at his Mar-a-Lago estate. The quick visit - Trump's 14th trip as president - enables him to speak at spring retreat in Palm Beach before heading back to Washington to attend the Gridiron Club Dinner. Photos of the visit
  • Trump billboard battle begins

    Trump billboard battle begins
    Mad Dog PAC, an anti-Trump political committee, installs a billboard along the president's motorcade route. Several miles away, the Committee to Defend the President puts up a billboard thanking the president. The billboard battle will heat up in April, when the pro-Trump group installed another billboard opposite the impeachment billboard.
  • Trump golfs during March for Our Lives Protests

    Trump golfs during March for Our Lives Protests
    The first family arrives in Palm Beach several hours after the president signed a spending bill to avert a government shutdown.
    By visiting Mar-a-Lago the president avoids being in Washington for the March for Our Lives gun control rallies nationwide. Instead, the president spent five hours at his golf club. His motorcade took a detour, avoiding local protestors who lined the usual motorcade route. Photos: March for Our Lives weekend visit
  • President arrives for Easter, Melania visits hospital

    President arrives for Easter, Melania visits hospital
    Just four days after his last visit to Palm Beach, the president arrives at Mar-a-Lago to celebrate Easter with his family. The visit is Trump's 16th as president.
    First Lady Melania Trump, who spent spring break week with son Barron at the oceanfront club, delivered Easter baskets to children at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach.
  • Easter vandalism, church and tweeting

    Easter vandalism, church and tweeting
    Easter morning began with workers at Trump International Golf Course cleaning red paint that vandals splashed overnight on the sign at the entrance of the West Palm Beach golf club. The president, first lady and Trump's youngest daughter Tiffany attend services at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church shortly after the president blasted Mexico in three tweets about immigration. Photos: Trump family's Easter weekend.
  • Stormy Daniels performs near Trump golf club

    Stormy Daniels performs near Trump golf club
    Stormy Daniels, the porn star who says she had a 2006 affair with President Donald Trump, brings her "Make America Horny Again" tour to a strip club in West Palm Beach, across the street from the president's golf club.
  • Tax roundtable in Miami before Mar-a-Lago arrival

    Tax roundtable in Miami before Mar-a-Lago arrival
    The president and top advisers arrive at Palm Beach International Airport at 2:45 p.m. after participating in the roundtable in Hialeah on taxes. White House staffers included chief of staff John Kelly, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, National Security Advisor John Bolton, chief economic advisor Larry Kudlow and senior policy adviser Stephen Miller. The first lady arrived earlier in the day on another jet. It is the 17th presidential visit to Mar-a-Lago
  • Japanese Prime Minister arrives

    Japanese Prime Minister arrives
    Japanese Shinzo Abe, his wife and a delegation of diplomats arrive at Palm Beach International Airport at 1:20 p.m to begin two days of talks about North Korea and trade.
  • First ladies tour Flagler Museum

    First ladies tour Flagler Museum
    First Ladies Melania Trump and Akie Abe of Japan tour the Flagler Museum in Palm Beach while their husbands play golf. The women spent about an hour at the museum, which is the former winter residence of industrialist Henry Flagler. The leaders end the day with a joint press conference, expressing condolences to the family of former first lady Barbara Bush and summarizing their discussions on trade and North Korea.
  • Side trip to Key West

    Side trip to Key West
    The president left Mar-a-Lago late morning for a quick trip to Key West to visit a military facility that combats drug trafficking. Trump returned to Mar-a-Lago at 3:10 p.m.
  • Melania travels to Barbara Bush funeral

    Melania travels to Barbara Bush funeral
    First Lady Melania Trump, who had been with the president at Mar-a-Lago, travels to Houston for the funeral for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush. The president played golf in the morning and then watched the funeral at Mar-a-Lago.
  • Tarmac photo op

    Tarmac photo op
    Moments before heading back to Washington and conclude a six-day visit at Mar-a-Lago, the president posed with 33 motorcycle officers from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
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    President Donald Trump in Palm Beach: Winter season 2017-2018