President Trump left for his first visit to presidential retreat Camp David, a rustic departure from Trump’s usual weekend getaways to his resort-style, luxury country clubs.
The government-owned retreat is in Maryland’s Catoctin Mountains, just a short helicopter ride from Washington.
Trump, a New York real estate mogul whose permanent residence is a gilded penthouse inside Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, is not expected to make Camp David a regular getaway. He told foreign newspapers earlier this year that the retreat was “very rustic” and “you know how long you’d like it? For about 30 minutes.”
Presidents have been going from the White House to Camp David for seven decades — for pleasure and some historic diplomatic negotiations. Read more at Fox News.