Jan 19, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Trump invites supporters to sendoff ceremony as he snubs Biden inauguration

Invitation to Trump sendoff
Obtained by Axios

President Trump is inviting supporters to a sendoff ceremony at Joint Base Andrews tomorrow before he flies to Florida ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration.

Details: Invitees may bring "up to five guests," and must show up by 7:15 a.m. Trump requested a military-style sendoff, with a band and possibly a flyover.

The big picture: This is the first time in 152 years that a president refused to attend his successor's inauguration — since Andrew Johnson snubbed Ulysses Grant in 1869.

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