Sources tell CNN that Donald Trump will depart the White House before Joe Biden is sworn in on January 20. The plan is for Trump to leave the White House in the morning on Marine One and travel to Joint Base Andrews. Under consideration at Andrews is a color guard, a military band, a 21-gun salute.
Trump's departure ceremony at Joint Base Andrews on the morning of the 20th is expected to be like a state visit departure event, per admin official familiar with planning. Color guard, military band, 21 gun salute and red carpet all under consideration for event, at the moment.— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) January 15, 2021
Trump is said to be leaving before Biden officially becomes president at noon to avoid having to ask to use an Air Force plane to take him and his entourage to Florida.
Trump has already announced he’ll skip Biden’s inauguration.
President Donald Trump will leave the White House for Florida shortly before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday, two sources familiar with his plans said on the condition of anonymity to discuss details not yet announced.https://t.co/qxdFGWQeg4— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) January 15, 2021