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Donald Trump will arrive at Winter White House as charities flee

WATCH: 'Sonic boom' shakes residents in Florida as F-15s rush to plane flying near Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago is reopening after being closed during the brutal heat and humidity of Florida’s summer.

If last season is a guide, the president will soon visit his Winter White House during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s and then return many more weekends until May.

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But he will find a major difference this season. Because of the outcry over remarks he made after a white nationalist rally in Virginia, Mar-a-Lago will host many fewer galas.

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Brian Mulroney serenades Donald Trump with ‘When Irish Eyes are Smiling’ at Mar-a-Lago
Brian Mulroney serenades Donald Trump with ‘When Irish Eyes are Smiling’ at Mar-a-Lago

Trump blamed the violence that erupted in Charlottesville on both sides: on the white nationalists who were protesting the removal of a Confederate statue and on the counterprotesters who opposed them. A counterprotester was killed.

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About 20 charities have cancelled or moved their events. A few newcomers are taking their place.