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President Donald Trump expected to spend Christmas in Palm Beach

First family likely staying at Mar-a-Lago through New Year
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk to Christmas Eve dinner at Mar-a-Lago in 2019
Posted at 4:54 PM, Dec 21, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump is expected to spend the final Christmas of his presidency in Palm Beach.

The Federal Aviation Administration has placed temporary flight restrictions in the airspace near Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club, an indication that the president will be spending Christmas in Palm Beach.

Checkpoints and road closures went into effect Wednesday morning around Mar-A-Lago. The town of Palm Beach tweeted that drivers should expect traffic delays in this area through Jan. 3.

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Trump spent last Christmas in South Florida, breaking from family tradition by attending Christmas Eve services at a West Palm Beach church. The first family has traditionally attended Christmas Eve services at Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach.

CNN reported earlier this month that Trump planned to remain at Mar-a-Lago through the New Year, but it's not known whether he intends to return to Washington for his final days in office.