Former President Donald Trump speaks at Mar-a-Lago on April 28, 2021.
A video has emerged of Trump saying his goodbyes to Mar-a-Lago members on Wednesday night.
Trump has plans to temporarily move his political operation to New Jersey.
Another video from the same event shows him baselessly claim that the 2020 election was “rigged.”
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A video has emerged of former President Donald Trump bidding farewell to Mar-a-Lago members on Wednesday night.
In the clip, shared by TikTok user @45covfefe, Trump tells a crowd that he is vacating his Florida resort for the summer.
Speaking at an event to endorse Rep. Billy Long, the former president, says: “So I just want to thank everybody, this is sort of a closeout. Now we go through the summer… we'll be back in October, maybe a little bit sooner.”
Trump advisors told Insider last week that the former president and several political aides were planning on temporarily relocating to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
The move, which now appears to be imminent, is said to be driven by Florida's climate and Trump's political ambitions.
Mar-a-Lago closes just after Memorial Day on May 31 when South Florida weather becomes hot and muggy. It's also so that Trump can gain easy access to New York donors as he builds his post-presidency political operation, Insider's Tom LoBlanco reported.
Other videos from the same night have also emerged and show Trump talking about the Maricopa County election audit in Arizona.
Trump obsessively asks aides about the GOP-led audit of Arizona's 2020 election results, Insider reported on Saturday.
“Watch Arizona. Some very interesting things are happening in Arizona,” he says in the clip posted on TikTok.
In another video, shared on YouTube, Trump touts the Arizona audit as a sign of future audits in other states.
“Let's see what they find. I wouldn't be surprised if they found thousands and thousands and thousands of votes,” he says. “We're going to watch that very quickly and, after that, we'll Pennsylvania, we'll watch Georgia, and you're going to watch Michigan, and Wisconsin, and New Hampshire.”
He then proceeds to again claim baselessly that the 2020 election was stolen. “This was a rigged election, everybody knows it, and we're going to be watching it very closely.”
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