It’s a tale of two vacations for, arguably, the two most powerful men in the world.
n Friday, President Donald Trump traveled to his New Jersey vacation spot with his daughter Ivanka, son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner and the couple’s three children in tow.
The president will be at his golf club in Bedminster, NJ for what is being called a 17-day “working vacation.”
The president, and everyone who works in the West Wing, had to be out by the end of the week so that the 27-year-old heating and cooling system could be replaced.
“The president’s going to continue to work and we all need to be relocated out of the West Wing due to these renovations that should have taken place before,” White House spokeswoman Linsday Walters told the media, according to the Associated Press.
“They either need to be repaired or replaced and it’s not something that can go on while we’re still occupying the West Wing.”
It was a touching moment when the first family landed in Morristown and deplaned, as the president walked down the stairs holding the hand of his six-year-old granddaughter Arabella Kushner as his three-year-old grandson Joseph Kushner followed close behind.
Let The Vacation Begin! President Trump Steps Off Air Force One Holding His Granddaughter’s Hand https://t.co/aE52RDqn3K pic.twitter.com/DIYvqxxPIj
— Best Videos Official (@BestVideospk) August 5, 2017
Fun pix…ignore propaganda text.
Donald Trump steps off Air Force One holding his granddaughter’s handhttps://t.co/okDtX2So0X via @Femail pic.twitter.com/ZNRGst5G5Q
— Veritas ?? (@VeritasVirtusX) August 5, 2017
Ivanka walked off of the plane with her husband by her side, after her father and two youngest children, holding the couple’s one-year-old son Theodore.’
Donald Trump holds his granddaughter Arabella’s hand as they leave Air Force One https://t.co/ZnBvHuZWAS pic.twitter.com/t8Bn3VAbXu
— News (@hadyr2es) August 5, 2017
The 35-year-old first daughter shared a photo of her two oldest children boarding Air Force One earlier in the day on Instagram.
The photo showed the two siblings adorably holding each other’s hands and they headed up the stairs and onto the plane.
Ivanka wore a floral dress, oversized sunglasses and cream-colored pumps.
Her daughter wore pink dress with a red headband to match her grandfather’s trademark red tie.
Many on the left attacked the president for taking a vacation, and conveniently left out the fact that he had to leave the West Wing as the renovations are underway.
Trump’s going on vacation for 17 days, or 1.7 Scaramuccis.
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) August 5, 2017
Trump is on a 17-day vacation at his NJ golf club. Since taking office he’s already spent 60 days at his properties, nearly every weekend. https://t.co/BCcNdH1tQd
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) August 5, 2017
Even former Mexican President Vincente Fox, who has used President Trump to gain fame since the November presidential election, got in on the act.
.@realDonaldTrump leaving on vacation, huh? What for? If you’re not happy with your job, just leave. After all, it was never for you.
— Vicente Fox Quesada (@VicenteFoxQue) August 4, 2017
Trump is leaving for vacation. Let’s hope it’s like that vacation that Bill O’Reilly went on.
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) August 4, 2017
Trump July 19: “We shouldn’t leave town” until health care is complete.
Trump will leave for a 17-day vacation Fri. https://t.co/pyr6G9G47n pic.twitter.com/aGtVzZlQsg
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 3, 2017
Again, forgetting that he had to leave.
In another end of the world was the president’s Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Here’s how they do it in Russia …
The 64-year-old Russian president was photographed shirtless while on vacation in Siberia this week.
#Putin took time to comment during his vacation in Siberia: #Democrats‘ lies are this big… Times infinity! pic.twitter.com/VcTvVkM0C0
— Jaxon Gator ?☀️ ߷ (@jaxon_gator) August 5, 2017
Looks like Putin had a blast on vacation. pic.twitter.com/Qwu2cjMlfT
— Evan Coan (@EPCoan) August 5, 2017
The action shots showed the Russian leader fishing and lounging around catching some rays.
Vladimir Putin boats, sunbathes and picks mushrooms in his Russian vacation photos https://t.co/GwOX1mbVnf pic.twitter.com/nGWDAvXdg0
— CNN International (@cnni) August 5, 2017
The images hearken back to one of the most famous photos of Putin as he rode shirtless on a horse in 2009 at the same vacation spot.
Putin has told how he “flew through the head” during driving on a horse – RIA Novosti, 6/14/2… https://t.co/qOByTsSXVQ pic.twitter.com/Ek3gWTSOhS
— Newletterus (@Newletterus) June 14, 2017
And social media had a field day with that too.
Coincidence? Trump is on vacation toohttps://t.co/a9xlJ2eXv0
— Rani Monson (@RaniMonson) August 5, 2017
They are on opposite sides of the world, but go ahead, run with that thought. Many other conspiracy theorists did too.
Interesting that Trump goes on vacation at the same time. BFF’s coordinating their schedules is so sweet.
— R. Stephen Browning (@BrowningStephen) August 5, 2017
Trump and Putin on vacation AT THE SAME TIME?!? Sounds like more #Collusion to me #WeAreDoomed @ericharley @garyredeye1
— Robert Barowski (@TheRobBarowski) August 5, 2017
It appears that the Trump Derangement Syndrome is stronger than ever.
Isn’t it suspicious that Trump went on vacation almost the same day as Putin did?
— NothingToSeeHere (@rnenrdsmnt) August 5, 2017
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