Friday, November 29, 2019

President Trump Arrived In Florida Early Friday Morning After His Whirlwind Trip To Afghanistan

Armed U.S. troops travel inside the presidential motorcade ahead of Air Force One, at the tarmac at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

The Hill: Trump back in Florida after whirlwind Afghanistan trip

President Trump arrived in Florida early Friday morning following his surprise trip to Afghanistan to see U.S. troops on Thanksgiving, his second visit to a combat zone as president and his first to Afghanistan.

Trump's plane touched down at Palm Beach International Airport shortly before 7 a.m. on Friday. Trump sported a red "Keep America Great" hat and open-collar dress shirt when departing the presidential aircraft, before taking a short drive to his Mar-a-Lago resort.

The president had quietly left the estate on Wednesday night, boarding a military plane at an undisclosed airport and heading to Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, D.C., where he transferred to a second Air Force One 747 that flew to Bagram Airfield north of Kabul.

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WNU Editor: Below are some reports on how President Trump was able to do this trip in secret until his arrival in Afghanistan:

Inside Trump's sneak Thanksgiving trip to Afghanistan (CNN)
How Trump’s Thanksgiving Afghanistan trip was kept under wraps amid extreme security (FOX News)
Behind Trump’s secret war-zone trip: A Mar-a-Lago escape, a twin Air Force One and a Twitter plan (Reuters)