U.S. President Donald Trump mentioned on Thursday he can be making Palm Beach, Florida, his everlasting residence as a substitute of his Trump Tower residence in New York City.
He has owned the Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach since 1985 and has spent extra time there throughout his presidency than at his penthouse residence on Fifth Avenue in New York.
“My family and I will be making Palm Beach, Florida, our Permanent Residence,” Trump mentioned on Twitter.
“Despite the fact that I pay millions of dollars in city, state and local taxes each year, I have been treated very badly by the political leaders of both the city and state,” he mentioned, referring to New York.
A life-long New Yorker, he was raised within the metropolis’s Queens borough and later moved to Manhattan. Trump Tower serves as each his residence and the headquarters of the Trump Organization, his actual property firm.
“As President, I will always be there to help New York and the great people of New York. It will always have a special place in my heart!” Trump mentioned.
Trump, a Republican, has feuded with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo, each Democrats.
“Good riddance. It’s not like @realDonaldTrump paid taxes here anyway. He’s all yours, Florida,” Cuomo mentioned in a tweet.
De Blasio mentioned on Twitter: “Don’t let the door hit you on the way out or whatever.”
He filed to vary his major residence in late September in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, the New York Times reported.
He is working for re-election in November 2020 and, if he wins, would make the White House his dwelling till January 2025.