United States outgoing president, Donald Trump has announced that he will not be attending the inauguration of President-Elect, Joe Biden come January 20.
Trump took to his Twitter handle to announce his decision not to attend the event.
His decision came hours after he finally promised a peaceful transition of power,
Trump wrote: “To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th.”
White House officials have been discussing about Trump leaving Washington on Jan. 19. According to a source familiar with the matter, he is expected to travel to his Florida resort.
If he fails to attend, Trump will be the first incumbent president since Andrew Johnson to skip his successor’s inauguration.