President Donald J. Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida on February 3, 2017. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

President Donald J. Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida on February 3, 2017. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

If it’s Friday, President Donald Trump must be jetting in to Palm Beach International Airport on Air Force One.

 

For the third weekend in a row, Trump is scheduled to arrive at PBIA this afternoon for a stay at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach. With the 2020 Iowa caucuses less than three years away, Trump is making a side trip to Melbourne on Saturday for a campaign rally.

 

Check out PostOnPolitics.com, MyPalmBeachPost.com and @gbennettpost on Twitter for coverage of the president’s arrival this afternoon.

 

In other Palm Beach County Trump news:

 

Acosta

Acosta

• Trump’s pick for Labor secretary, Florida International University Law School Dean Alex Acosta of Miami, is a significant figure in Palm Beach County history.

 

As U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Acosta’s office sent three Palm Beach County commissioners and two West Palm Beach city commissioners to jail. Check out reporter John Pacenti‘s Acosta story here.

 

Newest Mar-a-Lago amenity: Presidential helipad.

Newest Mar-a-Lago amenity: Presidential helipad.

• Trump got final approval Thursday from the town of Palm Beach for a new helipad at Mar-a-Lago to accommodate the comings and goings of Marine One, Christine Stapleton reports.

 

The approval comes despite the noise objections of one of Mar-a-Lago’s neighbors.

 

• Trump’s visit brings Secret Service flight restrictions that effectively shut down the nearby Lantana airport. Eliot Kleinberg reports on efforts by elected officials to get Gov. Rick Scott to weigh in on behalf of businesses losing revenue.

 

 


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