When former President Donald Trump made an unscheduled appearance in the Washington area on Sunday, speculation ran high. He had only visited Washington, D.C. once since leaving government.
Now, owing to the ex-social president’s media post, we know just why he was in the region of the nation’s capital.
Sunday evening, Andrew Leyden, a freelance journalist and YouTuber known as PenguinSix, broke the story before it was picked up by multiple other reporters and news sources. Even footage of Trump departing his jet upon arrival at Dulles International Airport in Virginia was obtained by Leyden.
Much of the conjecture centered on the idea that Trump was visiting Washington for legal reasons in light of the lengthy congressional inquiry into the Capitol invasion on January 6, 2021, and the FBI raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate on August 8, 2021.
Despite all of this, it turns out that Trump was only in the region to play golf.
“Working today at @TrumpWashingtonDC on the Potomac River. What an incredible place!” he wrote in a post on his Truth Social platform Monday.
In fact, the former president owns an award-winning golf course in Potomac Falls, Virginia, the Trump National Golf Club Washington D.C.
Trump may be seen wearing golf shoes in Leyden’s footage of him departing his plane, which served as a red flag.
“The man who first got the video of Trump’s plane landing says the last he saw of Trump’s motorcade, it was heading toward Trump’s golf course. And he did seem to be wearing golf shoes in the video (see three minutes in),” tweeted writer Seth Abramson.
The man who first got the video of Trump’s plane landing says the last he saw of Trump’s motorcade, it was heading toward Trump’s golf course. And he did seem to be wearing golf shoes in the video (see three minutes in). So a fundraiser is a possibility. https://t.co/Wfz0Uinrz1
— Seth Abramson (@SethAbramson) September 12, 2022
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However, anti-Trump activist Dash Dobrofsky speculated that could be a sign that Trump was brought to D.C. hurriedly and reluctantly.
“Here is the video of Insurrectionist Trump wearing golf shoes on his secret trip to DC. There is no official way to determine why he is there. But the shoes tell a story that this was a rushed, unanticipated trip that he didn’t want to make,” Dobrofsky said on Twitter. CONTINUE READING…