President Donald Trump was scheduled to make his way to Palm Beach County on Friday, but the possible government shutdown forced him to change plans.
FAA flight restrictions originally indicated that Air Force One would land at Palm Beach International Airport around 6:15 p.m. Friday
BREAKING: President Trump scraps plans to travel to his Florida resort on Friday as threat of government shutdown looms.
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 19, 2018
Traffic, water and air restrictions went into effect at 8 a.m. around Mar-a-Lago.
However, NBC News Politics tweeted Friday morning that with a possible government shutdown, a White House official said Trump will not go to Florida until a funding resolution passes.
Pres. Trump is scheduled to fly to his south Florida estate Friday afternoon, but with government shutdown looming, White House official asserts that the president will not go to Florida until the continuing funding resolution passes - @albamonica
— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) January 19, 2018
FAA flight restrictions were issued on Monday for this weekend's visit.
They were revised Friday afternoon and new restrictions will be in effect Saturday morning.
The president was in town last weekend and departed for Washington, D.C. on Monday.
If he travels here on Saturday it will be the fifth time that President Trump has visited Palm Beach County since Thanksgiving.
**PLEASE BE ADVISED- ALL ROADBLOCKS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**: ROADBLOCKS REMAIN http://t.co/Xzpai8Cke6
— Town of Palm Beach (@townpalmbeach) January 19, 2018