Trump leaves White House for final time as president, holds brief ceremony

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(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time as president Wednesday morning and boarded Marine One to fly to Joint Base Andrews where he held a goodbye ceremony.

Trump gave a brief speech thanking his supporters and family. (WATCH: Full speech above)

“People have no idea how hard this family worked and they worked for you.” he said. “It’s been something very special, we’ve accomplished a lot.

Trump talked about his accomplishments including getting a COVID-19 vaccine developed in nine months and the robust economy prior to the pandemic.

He also acknowledged the Biden administration.

“I will always fight for you. I will be watching and I will be listening and I will tell you that the future of this country has never been better. I wish the new administration great luck and great success,” he said. “I think they will have great success. They have the foundation to do something really spectacular.”

First Lady Melania Trump also said a few words.

“Being your First Lady was my greatest honor. Thanks for your love and support,” she said.

Trump promised he will be back “in some form” and wished the crowd a “good life” before he and his wife boarded Air Force One.

Trump wanted to be in Florida before Biden is sworn into office at noon.

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