President Donald Trump and his family said goodbye to 2017 with a lavish New Year’s Eve party at his private club in Florida.
“It will be a fantastic 2018,” Trump said, as he entered the gilded ballroom at Mar-a-Lago, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump and son Barron.
Asked for his reaction to North Korea leader Kim Jon Un’s remarks about having a nuclear button on his desk, Trump responded by saying, “We’ll see.”
Guests at the party included senior White House advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, Trump’s sons Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Since taking office, President Trump has made frequent visits to his for-profit properties. He has refused to divest from his real estate and hotel empire, drawing criticism from ethics experts.
Earlier in the day, Trump wished a happy new year to the people who elected him to the White House — and those who kept him in the headlines.
“As our Country rapidly grows stronger and smarter, I want to wish all of…