According to CNN on January 1 local time, U.S. President Trump held a New Year’s Eve party in Mar-A-Lago, Florida. Ticket buyers spent thousands of yuan to look forward to the New Year’s Eve with the president, but Trump abandoned it before the party began.
The guest returned to Washington, D.C. Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s personal lawyer, his two adult sons and important conservative media members attended the party. They and hundreds of party participants did not wear masks during the celebration.
Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump and Tiffany Trump all attended the party to entertain guests in place of their father. Trump’s most famous daughter, Ivanka Trump, and her husband Jared Kushner, did not participate.
There is no official explanation for why Trump left Florida early and couldn’t attend the party. CNN reported on the evening of the 30th that Trump intended to leave Florida early and would not attend the New Year’s Eve party, which disappointed many participants.
Ticket prices for New Year’s Eve parties have gradually risen since Trump took office, and have risen to $1,000 this year, and the number of party ticket reservations has increased significantly when Trump went to Florida for a holiday, a person familiar with the matter said. At first, when it was not known whether the president would attend, guests and performers hesitated to attend the event.
Donald J. Trump Ballroom) can accommodate up to 700 people. As many as 500 tickets were sold for this year’s New Year’s Eve party, and few participants wore masks.
The banquet hall where the party was held was equipped with tables for 10 people and could not social distance between them. The birthday party that followed for Donald Trump Jr. girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle at Mar-a-Lago Ballroom proved to be an early spread of COVID-19, when party participants did not wear masks.