WH releases photos of Trump working through shutdown

WH releases photos of Trump working through shutdown
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The White House on Saturday released photos of President TrumpDonald John TrumpArizona GOP Senate candidate defends bus tour with far-right activist Alyssa Milano protests Kavanaugh in 'Handmaid's Tale' costume Bomb in deadly Yemen school bus attack was manufactured by US firm: report MORE working on the first day of the government shutdown and the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. 

One photo shows the president walking through a hallway wearing a white "Make America Great Again" hat, while another shows Trump sitting at his desk on the phone.

The third photo shows the president laughing with various members of his staff, including his daughter Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpJustice Dept sues Ivanka’s former business partner in fraud case Steve Schmidt: Trump revoking Brennan's clearance shows his 'autocratic fetish' Trump, Obamas and Clintons among leaders mourning Aretha Franklin MORE, adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerAxios: Trump said one-state solution would mean future Israeli PM would be named Mohammed Sentencing reform deal heats up, pitting Trump against reliable allies Justice Dept sues Ivanka’s former business partner in fraud case MORE, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksTrump officials pushing Hope Hicks to join 2020 campaign: report Hope Hicks spotted boarding Air Force One ahead of Trump rally Omarosa questioned by feds over Cohen ties to National Enquirer publisher: report MORE and legislative affairs director Marc Short. 

The photos have sparked a reaction on social media. 








The president was scheduled to travel to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, however, he had to abandon those plans after Senate Republicans and Democrats failed to reach a deal to fund the government. 

The White House said on Friday that 1,056 employees of the Executive Office of the President would be furloughed, while 659, who are considered essential, would report to work on Monday.