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 TrumpTrump to oust Nielsen as early as this week: report California wildfire becomes deadliest in state’s history Sinema’s Senate win cheered by LGBTQ groups 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 TrumpStan Lee, legendary comic book writer, dies at 95 Ashton Kutcher to Ivanka Trump: 'Plead with your dad' about gun control The Hill's Morning Report — Split decision: Dems take House, GOP retains Senate majority MORE, adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerCongress braces for high-drama lame duck Trump’s tough-love policy for China Don’t hold your breath for a ceasefire in Yemen MORE, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksTrump played key role in coordinating hush money payments to Daniels, McDougal: report Trump: 'I don't call it tweeting. I call it social media' The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by PhRMA — Trump heads to battleground Iowa, where GOP House members seek help 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.