As expected, as soon as he entered the White House, President Trump spent most of his time In the Oval Office with a full plate of assignments. I mean, we all see the changes he made so far. So everyone was left surprised when he decided to leave the office with his daughter Ivanka and got straight on a helicopter.
After they left, the White House Press Office released the following statement:
“POTUS and daughter Ivanka emerged from the Oval Office at 2:57 p.m. under cloudy skies on a chilly winter day, with Trump wearing a long, dark overcoat that was unbuttoned, allowing his signature blue tie to show. She was wearing black and blue overcoat that was buttoned and carrying a black handbag. The first daughter had her blonde hair pulled up.”
POTUS and his daughter walked slowly toward Marine One, Trump giving the pool a brief wave.
At 2:58 p.m., Ivanka boarded the executive helicopter first, followed by her father, who saluted the Marine as he started up the stairs.
At 3 p.m., the engines fired up, and two minutes later Marine One lifted off from the South Lawn.
Naturally, for safety reasons, nobody knew the exact destination of his trip.
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As the Marine One flew away, VP Mike Pence watched it alongside Jared Kushner. They accompanied by Reince Priebus, the White House Chief of Staff.
After a short time, a second statement was issued by the White House Press Office. In this one, they explained the need for confidentiality and the final destination of the trip.
POTUS is arriving shortly or has already arrived in Marine One at Dover Air Force Base for the arrival of remains of a US commando killed early Sunday in Yemen during a raid on Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
The Pentagon has identified the deceased as Chief Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens, 36, of Peoria, Ill. Multiple news outlets have said Owens was a member of SEAL Team 6. The death occurred during the first counter-terrorism operation of the Trump presidency.
Sen. Chris Coons (D) of Delaware is accompanying POTUS on the visit to Dover AFB.
President Trump is an unavoidable part of every fallen government employee’s memorial. He is unavoidably showing his condolences to the family of the fallen hero, by handing them a folded flag “on behalf of the President of the United States of America”. But the family of the Navy Seal William Owens deserved to be seen in person.
This ceremony is also known as the ‘dignified transfer’, which means a transfer of all of the fallen hero’s belongings to the mortuary, which will arrange them later.
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