President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will remain at the White House for Thanksgiving this year.
“The President and First Lady will be celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday at the White House this year,” wrote First Lady Chief of Staff Stephanie Grisham on Twitter.
— Stephanie Grisham (@StephGrisham45) November 17, 2020
The two typically spend Thanksgiving at Mar-a-Lago with an elaborate celebration of the holiday while President Trump takes full advantage of his golf course in Palm Beach.
It is unclear who the Trumps will host for Thanksgiving at the White House as the president continues contesting the 2020 presidential election.
Trump on Leftist attacks on Thanksgiving: “Some people want to change the name Thanksgiving, they don’t want to use the term ‘Thanksgiving'…but we’re not changing it." https://t.co/xYl9jQfbTW
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) November 27, 2019
Many government officials and the Centers for Disease Control are advising Americans against hosting the annual event this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The annual Presidential Turkey Pardon, typically held a few days before Thanksgiving, is expected to take place next Tuesday.