President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning insisted that he would spend his day taking meetings and working phones -- but just hours later, he drove to one of his own Florida golf courses.
Earlier on Wednesday, Trump tweeted that he was keeping a busy schedule, despite the fact that it was the day before a national holiday.
Will be having meetings and working the phones from the Winter White House in Florida (Mar-a-Lago). Stock Market hi… https://t.co/nfmwwXtyRy— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1511351482.0
"Will be having meetings and working the phones from the Winter White House in Florida (Mar-a-Lago)," the president wrote.
However, MSNBC's Kyle Griffin noted that pool reports show Trump showed up at his Florida Trump International Golf Club less than three hours later.
6:51AM—Trump tweets he will be “having meetings and working the phones”. 9:26AM—Pool reports that Trump has arrive… https://t.co/WcDow3fAQr— Kyle Griffin (@Kyle Griffin) 1511361757.0
Additionally, the White House sent out a missive to reporters demanding that they report Trump had a full schedule on Wednesday.
"While the White House communications staff expects the press pool to have a 'low-key day,' the president will NOT have a low-key day and has a full schedule of meetings and phone calls," the White House wrote, in a message posted by Politico's Edward-Isaac Dovere.
These are the kind of corrections the Trump White House insists on, per pool reporter @wpjenna https://t.co/C2KGpYlyjP— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@Edward-Isaac Dovere) 1511357207.0