Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House

Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House

President Donald Trump may return to Washington on Monday for the day from his working vacation, Politico reported Friday.

Crews are working to replace the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system, a White House official told reporters last week.

The White House is being renovated while Trump is away, and the Oval Office is being refurbished.

Walters said that there will be some aesthetic changes, as well, to fit Trump's preferences.

The White House has been plagued with issues including ceiling leaks and a house-fly infestation, according to CNN.

Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House

The White House, which was rebuilt after being torched by the United Kingdom during the War of 1812, has undergone numerous rounds of renovations.

The Roosevelt Room in the West Wing of the White House underwent renovations.

Other improvements include: refurbishing the Navy mess kitchen, the building's lower lobby, the information technology system and other cosmetic upgrades such as carpet replacements.

Hopefully, the newest round of repairs will bring things up to par for the president. Walls that once held photos were bare as moving pods were stationed on West Executive Drive between the West Wing and Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

"These huge maintenance projects are not atypical", said Betty Monkman, a White House curator from 1967 to 2002, according to The Times.


Related:

Comments

Latest news

Majority says current Congress a failure so far
"Democrats have given Congress fairly low ratings throughout 2017, ranging from 10% to 19%", the pollster noted. The health law is more popular than ever with 52 percent of respondents saying they hold a favorable view of it.

Toshiba averts delisting for now, but future still hangs in balance
It had earlier warned such losses might balloon to almost ¥1 trillion, and had given similar figures for the earnings. While agreeing generally with the financial results of Toshiba , the sign off from PwC did come with a caveat.

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for Wolseley plc (WOS)
The Firm is engaged in designing, manufacturing and servicing engineered products that control the precise movement of fluids. It increased, as 4 investors sold IMI plc shares while 3 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 246 raised stakes.

Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.13 EPS
But the firm added just seven million new users in the quarter, compared to eight million in the first three months of the year. The company reported ($2.31) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($2.05) by $0.26.

Balloon obesity devices linked to 5 patient deaths, says FDA
In the treatment, a silicone balloon is inserted via the patient's throat into their stomach, then filled with a saline solution. In the other death, there was an esophageal perforation with the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System .

Bills trade Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby in massive shakeup
In his three years with the Bills, the former Clemson product has hauled in 153 passes for 2,459 yards and 17 touchdowns. The Rams need playmakers for an offense that finished last in the National Football League over the past two seasons.

Neymar set to make Paris St Germain debut against Guingamp
The holdup was down to a delay in the arrival of the Brazilian player's global transfer certificate from Spanish football authorities.

5.4 lakh taxpayers added since demonetisation: Arvind Subramanian
India's economy is at risk of slowing down in the current fiscal year, the government said in a mid-year economic survey Friday. Industry bodies CII, FICCI and Assocham also hailed steps taken by the government to resolve the "twin balance sheet" problem.

AIADMK dumps TTV Dinakaran as Deputy General Secretary
He said he would act against any partyman, including the chief minister, if they went against the interests of the party. Jayakumar expressed confidence over the merger of EPS, OPS factions of the AIADMK and said he hopes it happens soon.

Zach Randolph Arrested in Los Angeles for Felony Marijuana Possession
The arrest was part of an incident that damaged five LAPD vehicles and one sheriff's vehicle, according to ABC7 in Los Angeles. Randolph's arrest report describes him being arrested around 11 p.m. and booked at 4:23 a.m. local time the following morning.

Egypt to witness Perseid meteor shower from Friday till Sunday
Cooke said the show would be slightly better in the predawn hours of August 12, but that there'd be a decent show both nights. Those hoping to catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower at its peak Friday night might want to stay indoors.

Dutch, Belgians launch raids over contaminated eggs
The eggs at the centre of the scandal have mainly come from the Netherlands , followed by Belgium and Germany. The insecticide Fipronil , found in the eggs, can be harmful to humans if consumed in large doses.

New Nissan Leaf May Be $5000 Cheaper Than Tesla Model 3
Since the handover party, Tesla has revealed more information on the Model 3. "Model 3 is like a BMW 3 series or Audi A4". These numbers are a significant improvement over the last iteration of the Nissan Leaf , which manages only 107 hp.

Ahmed Patel says Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls victory to boost party's morale
With three seats up for grabs, three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) candidates and one Congress candidate are in the fray. But then things began to deteriorate for the already beleaguered Congress at a break-neck speed.

John Cena on his neck bump against Shinsuke Nakamura on Smackdown Live
Big E danced on the ramp as a means of distraction while Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods attacked the brothers from behind. Orton pins Mahal in a non-title match, something he failed to do in three matches with the WWE Championship on the line .

Other news