Trump’s Quiet Trip to D.C. Sparks Flurry of Speculation
Former President Donald Trump’s flight to Washington, D.C., on Sunday set off a wave of new speculation — both serious and silly — about his future political plans.
Photos of his flight from a New Jersey airport Sunday evening, and a flight plan filed for Dulles airport in Virginia — one often used by those headed to the nation’s capital — were widely posted on Twitter.
PICTURES: 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump arrives at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, NJ to fly to Dulles International Airport in Virginia on September 11, 2022 pic.twitter.com/yuSZYzxdiI— Kyle Mazza (@KyleMazzaWUNF) September 11, 2022
Donald Trump has just landed at Dulles Airport this evening. pic.twitter.com/TqtLYGBUcp— Andrew Leyden (@PenguinSix) September 11, 2022
Here’s Donald Trump arriving unannounced tonight at Dulles outside DC. Nobody knows why. He’s in what appear to be white golf shoes and a golf shirt. Gets into a blacked-out SUV.— Ed Greenberger (@EdGreenberger) September 12, 2022
Very, very interesting. pic.twitter.com/cxP9ohNWVr
Trump made no remarks about the trip to Washington, or about what he was doing, but others theorized it may have been a fundraising trip to meet with donors, or possibly a meeting with GOP leaders amid the controversy over the FBI’s raid of Trump’s Florida Mar-a-Lago home, where they took away classified documents kept there.
A special master will now review records seized by the FBI during its August raid that Trump has labeled a “political witch hunt.”
Last week, former Attorney General Bill Barr defended the raid, saying Trump was getting dangerously close to being indicted.
News outlet Raw Story noted some Twitter posters had more ludicrous theories about the journey — including that Trump was moving more documents, this time to his Virginia golf course. Continue reading at Newsmax.