Jun 21, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump's East Coast bias

President Trump is gearing up to travel to Cedar Rapids, Iowa today — the first state he'll visit west of the Mississippi River since becoming president. Within the first three months of Barack Obama and George W. Bush's presidencies, both leaders ventured out West on a few separate occasions.

Map: Lazaro Gamio / Axios

The president's overnight trips:

  • Trump visited Mar-a-Lago seven times in his first five months as president, spending 18 nights total at the Palm Beach, Florida resort.
  • Trump traveled to his National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey two times, spending a total of 5 nights at the resort.
  • The president visited Trump National Golf Club in Virginia six times, and stayed overnight once.
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