Rumors Swirl That Trump Will Avoid Biden Inauguration With Scotland Golf Trip | Beaufort County Now | But a White House spokesman has shot down the high-flying rumor. | daily wire, rumors, donald trump, joe biden, inauguration, scotland, golf trip, january 5, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Rumors Swirl That Trump Will Avoid Biden Inauguration With Scotland Golf Trip

Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Joseph Curl.

    A new report out of the United Kingdom says President Donald Trump may be planning to take a a trip to Scotland on Jan. 19, one day before Democrat Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated as president.

    "Prestwick airport has been told to expect the arrival of a US military Boeing 757 aircraft, that is occasionally used by Trump, on January 19 — the day before his Democratic rival takes charge at the White House," The Sunday Post reported.

  • Speculation surrounding Trump's plans has been fuelled by the activity of US Army aircraft, which were based at Prestwick airport for a week and said to be carrying out 3D reconnaissance of the president's Turnberry resort.
  • Sources at Prestwick said two US military surveillance aircraft were circling Turnberry in November, using the Ayrshire aviation hub as a base. US media has reported that Trump will break with tradition and snub the inauguration of President Joe Biden on January 20, instead announcing a re-election bid on Air Force One.

    But a White House spokesman has shot down the high-flying rumor. "Anonymous sources who claim to know what the President is or is not considering have no idea. When President Trump has an announcement about his plans for Jan. 20. he will let you know," Judd Deere, the deputy White House press secretary, told Fox News in a statement.

    Still, the Post pointed to activity at the airport that involves U.S. military aircraft. "Presidential flights tend to get booked far in advance, because of the work that has to be done around it," a source told the outlet. "There is a booking for an American military version of the Boeing 757 on January 19, the day before the inauguration. That's one that's normally used by the Vice-President but often used by the First Lady."

    Another U.K. paper reported that Trump might not attend the inauguration. "Reports have emerged in the last few weeks that Trump is set to deviate from tradition and snub Biden's inauguration, instead announcing a re-election bid for 2024 from Air Force One," The Daily Mail reported. "Last month, NBC reporter Ken Dilanian tweeted: 'Trump may announce for 2024 on inauguration day. Either way, he won't attend the inauguration and does not plan to invite Biden to the White House or even call him.'"

    Trump skipping the inauguration of his successor would hardly be unique. Three other exiting presidents — John Adams in 1801, John Quincy Adams in 1829, and Andrew Johnson in 1869 — didn't attend.

    The Post cited airport sources as saying that "surveillance planes appeared to lay the groundwork for Trump's arrival in November. An MC-12W Liberty — a US Air Force version of the King Air 350ER, which is modified for the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) role — landed at Prestwick on November 12. It made a number of flights over Trump Turnberry."

    "Another US Army aircraft that visited the airport on November 12 also carried out surveillance flights over Trump Turnberry," said the paper. "A source said: 'The survey aircraft was based at Prestwick for about a week. It is usually a sign Trump is going to be somewhere for an extended period.'"


Latest Op-Ed & Politics

Democrats have started to face backlash online after photographs emerged Thursday of National Guardsmen being forced to sleep in parking garages while also having minimal access to restrooms and other essential items.
The great gift this Christmas was that help was on the way. The vaccine was a welcome gift 10 months into the pandemic. It is no exaggeration that North Carolinaís vaccination rollout started poorly.
State health secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen updated N.C. residents on COVID-19 vaccinations Thursday, Jan. 21.
Get your batsuit and hang tight with the Wolfman as we enter into Gotham City for battle.


Sherry-Lynn Womack finds herself in the proverbial hot water. Her crime? Womack went up to Washington, D.C., for the rally for Donald Trump on Jan. 6.
The year ended with a record-breaking $3.1 trillion deficit and, as usual, the U.S. government managed to blow tens of billions on a myriad of wasteful projects that should provoke outrage among tax-paying Americans.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will deliver an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Friday.
Protecting the Club is more important than standing on principle
Itís so easy to let jealousy trump good sense. I think thatís what a Ďwealth taxí is all about.
In this installment, we will discuss the "controversial" Gospel of Judas and how it can be used to decipher cryptic messages made by actors portraying the role of "Judas" in the current political arena..
The North Carolina Council on Health Care Coverage held its last meeting today to finalize principles to help guide Governor Roy Cooper and legislative leaders as they consider options to increase affordable and comprehensive health coverage for North Carolinians.


Back to Top