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Palm Beach police 'planning accordingly' following U.S. Capitol breach

President Donald Trump lists home residence as Mar-a-Lago on Palm Beach
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Posted at 5:37 PM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 17:38:06-05

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach police say they're "planning accordingly" after protesters breached the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to contest the confirmation of President-elect Joe Biden as America's new commander-in-chief.

President Donald Trump changed his official residency to his Mar-a-Lago club on Palm Beach last year, and has been a frequent visitor to the property during his presidency.

Given Wednesday's unrest in Washington, a Palm Beach Police Department spokesperson sent this statement to WPTV about extra security measures that are being taken around Mar-a-Lago:

"The chief is planning accordingly. And as you know we do not discuss tactics or asset deployment."

As of Wednesday evening, there were no demonstrators in the area around Mar-a-Lago.