STORY – Reclusive in Florida, deprived of Twitter, the former president continues to pull the strings in the Republican Party.
Trump is missing. Since leaving the White House on January 20, the former president has made no statement or public appearance. Like Citizen Kane in his estate in Xanadu, he lives behind the gates of his Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach, only going out for his rounds of golf.
His last speech was given on the trail at Andrews Base less than three weeks ago. “Have a good life, we’ll meet again soon!“, Had launched Donald Trump to a handful of his supporters who came to greet his departure, a few hours before the end of his mandate. Presidential Boeing flew to Florida, as speakers roared Frank Sinatra’s song My Way. His last challenge to American politics and to a capital that had never loved him had been to shun his successor’s investiture ceremony.
But Donald Trump’s public disappearance had already taken place twelve days earlier, with the suspension of his Twitter account.
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