The 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump on Wednesday told his supporters “we will be back in some form” after he departed the White House for the final time as president, just hours ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
Trump made the comments at Joint Base Andrews as he was about to fly to Mar-a-Lago in Florida.
“We left it all on the field,” Trump said of his time as president. What we’ve done has been amazing by any standard,” he said.
Trump mentioned the Space Force, tax cuts, judicial appointments, stock market record highs and more.
He also wished the incoming Biden administration well.
“I wish the new administration great luck and great success,” Trump said. “I think they’ll have great success.”
Trump However, warned that the Biden administration may roll back some of his policies.
“You’re gonna see incredible numbers start coming in if everything is left alone, Trump said. “Be careful.”
“I hope they don’t raise your taxes, but if they do I told you so,” Trump said.
Trump also lamented the coronavirus pandemic, saying that “The first thing we have to do is pay our respects and our love to the incredible people and families who suffered so gravely from the China virus. It was a horrible thing that was put into the world.”
Trump added: “We put it in a position like it’s never been before despite the worst plague to hit since, I guess you’d say 1917, over a hundred years ago.”
Potentially foreshadowing more involvement in politics to come, Trump said “we will be back in some form.” There’s been speculation that Trump could run for president in 2024, or that he may start his own political party.
Trump also made brief comments to reporters as he left the White House one final time on his way to Joint Base Andrews. He said that being president was the “honor of a lifetime” and “we love the American people.”
Trump is expected to land in Florida before Biden is sworn in on Wednesday.