Trump returns to Washington after spending holidays at Mar-a-Lago

Trump returns to Washington after spending holidays at Mar-a-Lago
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpPapadopoulos claims he was pressured to sign plea deal Tlaib asking colleagues to support impeachment investigation resolution Trump rips 'Mainstream Media': 'They truly are the Enemy of the People' MORE and his family have returned to Washington, D.C. after spending the holidays at Trump’s private beach club in Florida.

Air Force One landed at Joint Base Andrews on Monday evening.

Trump arrived at Mar-a-Lago on Dec. 22, just hours after signing a Republican tax overhaul that represented the first major legislative achievement of his presidency.

While at Mar-a-Lago, which Trump has dubbed the “Winter White House,” the president visited his nearby private golf club seven days in a row. Monday was the 117th day that Trump has spent at one of his own properties since taking office.

Trump tweeted often during his stay in Florida, making headlines with statements about the “fake news media” and climate change.

“In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record,” Trump tweeted on Dec. 28. “Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against. Bundle up!”

He also attacked the U.S. Postal Service, tweeting that they are getting “dumber and poorer” while Amazon is getting richer.

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Trump also hosted family, friends and cabinet members at Mar-a-Lago for the club’s annual New Year’s Eve party.

Entering the second year of his presidency, Trump is returning to a busy January.

Lawmakers are facing a Jan. 19 deadline to pass a bill funding the government and are also dealing with fights over childhood insurance funding, surveillance reforms and what to do for undocumented immigrants who have benefited from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Trump over the holidays warned that he will not agree to a fix for DACA recipients unless Democrats fund his proposed border wall.

Trump is set to deliver his first State of the Union address on Jan. 30.