DONALD Trump has considered starting his own political party in light of his presidential defeat against Joe Biden.
Biden, who is set to be inaugurated into office January 20, has vowed to reverse 17 major Donald Trump policies on day one of his presidency.
Read our Inauguration Day 2021 live blog for the very latest news and updates on Joe Biden’s swearing-in and Donald Trump’s exit…
What is the Patriot Party?
Trump discussed the possibility of creating a new political party last week, people informed on the matter told The Wall Street Journal.
According to the informants, the president spoke with several aides and some others who are close with him.
The White House did not respond to the WSJ’s request for comment and the sources did not reveal how Trump would initiate forming a new “Patriot Party.”
Forming a new party would be a pricey move, according to the news outlet.
The word “Patriot” is used to describe someone who has pride for their country.
However, the Anti-Defamation League, defines the term “Patriot” or “Patriot Movement” as “a collective term used to describe a set of related extremist movements and groups in the United States whose ideologies center on anti-government conspiracy theories.
What did Donald Trump say before leaving the White House?
On January 20, the president delivered his farewell speech from the White House and pledged that his Make America Great Again movement is “only beginning.”
Trump – who can still run again in 2024 despite losing in 2020 to Democrat Joe Biden – also warned that violence will “never be tolerated.”
“This week, we inaugurate a new Administration and pray for its success in keeping America safe and prosperous,” the outgoing president said, adding that the administration came with a “mission to make America great again.”
Trump continued: “For all Americans. As I conclude my terms as the 45th president of the United States, I stand here truly proud of what we have achieved, together.”
“We did what we came here to do – and so much more.”
Mr Trump’s official spokesperson also confirmed he had left a note for his 78-year-old successor.
Where will Trump go after Biden is inaugurated?
Trump left the White House at 8am on January 20.
He is set to head to Palm Beach, Florida, en route to his Mar-A-Lago resort before Joe Biden’s midday inauguration ceremony.
The inauguration can be watched on most major American news networks, including CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS News, and Fox News.