President Donald Trump speaks before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
President Donald Trump said the he thinks the new administration will have “great success” and claims to have laid the foundation for it.
Trump said the new administration has the “foundation to do something really spectacular.” He made brief farewell remarks at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland before he and his wife boarded Air Force One for a flight to his Florida home.
Trump did not mention President-elect Joe Biden by name during his remarks.
Trump told cheering, chanting supporters he’ll be watching and listening from a distance. He promised he will be back “in some form” and wished the crowd a “good life” before he and his wife boarded the plane.
Trump wanted to be in Florida before Biden becomes president at noon.