Donald Trump seems completely checked out of D.C. with lower than per week remaining in his Presidency … as a result of Vice President Mike Pence is actually assuming Trump’s duties.
The VP sat on the head of the desk throughout a Thursday briefing on the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris … with Trump noticeably absent from the board room at FEMA headquarters in Washington.
Earlier within the day, the Veep additionally appeared very Command-in-Chief-ish as he, not Trump, greeted and thanked the Nationwide Guard troops who’ve been stationed at the Capitol because the Jan. 6 riot.
Based mostly on appearances, not less than, Pence is operating the present … whereas Trump’s bought one foot out the door.
As we reported … the transferring course of is full steam ahead on the White Home, the place a bust of Abraham Lincoln was shuffled out a aspect door on the West Wing.
Trump’s reportedly getting set to fly south to Florida to publish up at his Mar-a-Lago resort forward of Inauguration Day … so, Pence’s calendar’s gonna be full for the subsequent 5 or so days.