Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump will leave Washington on Wednesday morning, hours before the inauguration of his successor, Democrat Joe Biden, said a White House source.
Donald Trump, who had announced on Friday that he would not be attending Joe Biden's investiture ceremony, will fly to his club in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, from where he will be expected to watch Biden's swearing-in on the television. of some advisors.
After refusing to acknowledge his defeat in the November 03 election for more than two months, Donald Trump ended up promising a smooth power transition, but never congratulating Biden.
Its vice president, Mike Pence, has already said that he will be present at the investiture ceremony, which will not have an audience on the streets of Washington, for health and safety reasons, being replaced by television coverage, which will feature a special program broadcast through various channels and brightened with the participation of various figures of the show.
Authorities are preparing a Trump exit ceremony from the White House, which will resemble, in terms of protocol costumes, a state visit, with a red carpet, military band and 21-shot salute.