Trump visits golf club on first day of Christmas trip to Mar-a-Lago
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpReporters defend CNN's Acosta after White House says he 'disrespected' Trump with question Security costs of Trump visit to Scotland sparks outrage among Scottish citizens Ex-CIA officer: Prosecution of Russians indicted for DNC hack 'ain't ever going to happen' MORE hit the golf course on his first full day in Florida during his visit to Mar-a-Lago for the winter holidays.

Trump arrived at Trump International Golf Club shortly after 9 a.m., according to White House pool reports.

Pool reporters and others on Twitter noted that today marks the 108th day Trump has spent at one of his properties since taking office in January, as well as his 83rd trip to a golf course as president.

Trump emphasized that he is on a "working vacation" while in Florida. He often works from his golf properties.

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Trump broke tradition on Friday when he departed Washington, D.C., for the holidays without holding a year-end press conference.

A White House official who declined to be named said Friday that Trump and his team passed on the press conference because they did not want to detract from positive media coverage after the passing of the GOP's tax-reform plan, which Trump signed into law Friday.

While in transit, the president announced his support for Rep. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisFox's Ingraham chides Gohmert for infidelity questions of Strzok: 'I didn't think that was good' Cook shifts House race of lawmaker who bought multimillion dollar yacht away from GOP Live coverage: Tensions mount as Rosenstein grilled by GOP MORE (R-Fla.), who is considering a run to be Florida's governor.

"Congressman Ron DeSantis is a brilliant young leader, Yale and then Harvard Law, who would make a GREAT Governor of Florida. He loves our Country and is a true FIGHTER!" Trump tweeted.