Donald Trump has actually left the White House after four years as US president but insisted: “We will be back in some kind.”
The outgoing president is heading to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida as he boycotts Joe Biden inauguration event in Washington DC.
Before boarding Flying force One, Mr Trump told supporters it had actually been “an incredible” four years and thanked his family, as his child Tiffany watched on, shedding some tears.
” As the professional athletes would state, we left it all on the field,” he stated.
” It has actually been my biggest honour and opportunity to have been your president.”
Mr Trump also wished the new administration “fantastic luck and excellent success” – however stated: “We will be back in some type.”
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Mr Trump is the very first president to skip his successor’s inauguration given that Andrew Johnson in 1869, and only the fourth to have actually done so in history.
He did, nevertheless, follow at least one presidential tradition, with the White Home confirming Mr Trump left a note for Mr Biden – although no more information about the message have actually been revealed.
Mr Trump held hands with Very first Lady Melania Trump as he strolled throughout the yard of the White House before waving as he boarded the Marine One helicopter.
The helicopter took him to Joint Base Andrews where Flying Force One was waiting to take him to Florida.
His send-off was total with a red carpet up to th