President Donald Trump began the year 2018 delivered to his favorite activities in his days of Christmas break in South Florida, golf and Twitter, after hosting a gala at his social club, Mar-a-Lago.
Shortly before 9:00 local time, and after dismissing 2017 at a party that lasted until early today, the president arrived at the Trump International Golf Club, where he is accompanied by world champion Fred Funk and his son, Taylor Funk, according to spokespersons of the White House.
Before starting at this place which, according to NBC News, is his 91st day in a golf club while he is president, Trump did not miss his appointment on Twitter, where he dedicated his first message of the year to criticize Pakistan , for their “lies and deceptions” and for “giving refuge to terrorists”.
According to the White House agenda, the president is expected to return to Washington this afternoon aboard an Air Force One plane, which rests on a runway at the Palm Beach International Airport next to a jet with the Trump logo, such as informs the group of journalists who accompany him.
The president has confirmed his return to the capital by means of a message on Twitter, in which he affirmed that there is “a lot of work to be done”, although he reiterated that this 2018, an election year in the US, will be “an Great year”.
On Sunday, the president used his personal account in that social network to send his greetings for the new year and highlight that the US it grows “faster than anyone thought it was possible”, while in another message it posted a video of more than 3 minutes with images of its almost first year of Presidency (it assumed on January 20).
“As our country grows rapidly stronger and smarter, I want to wish all of my friends, followers, enemies, haters and even the very dishonest False Press a happy and healthy new year, 2018 will be a great year for the USA! “, he wrote the last day of December and shortly before attending the exclusive gala at his social club.
Trump hosted the end-of-year party held at his private club and attended a tuxedo in the company of his wife, Melania, dressed in a long dress of bright pink gold and floral accents, and the son of both , also in a tuxedo.
In a few words he gave to the group of journalists who accompany him, he stressed that 2018 will be a “tremendous year”, in which he foresees that stock markets will continue to rise and companies will continue to arrive in the country.
He also highlighted some measures approved during 2017, including the tax reform, the opening to the oil exploration of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the elimination of the individual mandate in the regulations on health insurance, “which is very, very unpopular, as you know. ”
Members of the Trump family, including their daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, attended the party, which began with a cocktail at the Mar-a-Lago pool; as well as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and his wife, Louise Linton; former baseball player Keith Hernandez, and Fox network presenter Lou Dobbs, among others.
The gala menu, in which the formal dresses and the brightness of the dresses predominated, consisted of an entree based on Roquefort cheese, cherry tomatoes, bacon, red onion.
This was followed by a second dish of Maine lobster ravioli (with fennel muslin, olive bitter sauce and citrus). The menu was completed with a mash of taro root, morel mushrooms, roasted relic carrots, and dessert. efe