In Texas, Trump will visit the border wall, which is one of his administration’s policy priorities.
Trump approved the trip because staff members encouraged him to do events that highlight his legacy.
He has spent the past two months in a futile attempt to contest the results of the November 3 presidential election won by Democratic President-elect Joe Biden. (Also Read: Twitter Shares Down 7% After Suspending President Trump’s Account)
Bitter and annoyed with about a week remaining until he handed power to Biden, Trump has shut himself off in the White House with close advisers since Wednesday, when his supporters stormed the US Capitol, killing six people. (See Infographics: Competing with US F-22 Stealth Jet, China Modified J-20 Engine)
The White House said there was no symbolism regarding Trump’s choice to visit the Alamo. (Watch Video: Total There Are Four Victims Identified, Following Their Names)
The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, was the site of the famous battle of 1836 when the Texas forces were defeated by the Mexican forces.
Trump has sought to reduce cross-border migrants and legal immigration during his tenure.
The wall project complied with its 2016 pledge to close the border with a wall.
“The visit will mark the completion of the more than 400 miles of border walls, promises made, kept, and efforts by his administration to reform our broken immigration system,” said White House spokesman Judd Deere. Reuters.
That 400 miles (644 km) includes a large amount of wall construction where the previous administration had built the structure.
Trump is expected to make a statement on the border website about his immigration policies.
He faces demands from Democrats in the US Congress and some Republicans to resign from office.
Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR) Nancy Pelosi is trying to impeach him and some lawmakers want Vice President Mike Pence to request the 25th amendment of the US Constitution to remove Trump from office.