Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House


No reason for the Monday trip to Washington from New York City was immediately provided. Workers are upgrading the heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and IT systems as well as making a number of cosmetic changes.

All furniture and carpeting have been removed from the Oval Office as it undergoes renovation work.

Outgoing Press Secretary Sean Spicer gave reporters a tour of the White House on Friday, showing some of the around-the-clock fix work. And while the president is away, the White House's West Wing is getting an face-lift.

Workmen installed new carpet in the West Wing.

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Trump has been out of Washington all week for an extended working vacation at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf course.

South Portico steps on the South Lawn are also being restored for the first time since President Dwight Eisenhower was in the White House.

The Roosevelt Room in the West Wing of the White House underwent renovations. He's set to return to Washington for a brief visit Monday.