Donald Trump leaves the White House for the last time before Biden’s inauguration

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Disgraced Donald Trump has left the White House for the final time of his failed Presidency as he heads off to Florida to sulk.

The desperate Republican will attend a farewell rally on the outskirts of Washington DC before boarding Air Force One with wife Melania.

As he walked out onto the White House lawn for the last time, he told reporters: “It has been a great honour and an amazing four years.”

Trump, 74, gave a fist bump as he walked alongside the First Lady, before climbing onto helicopter Marine One.

He will become the first living outgoing President to snub his successor's swearing in for more than 150 years.

A removal truck was pictured outside the White House at dawn.

Vice President Mike Pence did not visit before Trump's departure as tensions mount between the two.

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The outgoing President waves as he departs the White House
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The departing President leaves the White House for the final time this morning
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Pence will attend Joe Biden's inauguration later today.

Until the bitter end the 74-year-old refused to acknowledge that he legitimately lost the 2020 Presidential election.

The 45th president's reign has been one of chaos and division, although Trump ominously says he is not done yet, telling supporters his time in office is "just the beginning".

Marine One outside the White House as Donald Trump departs

A removal van outside the office this morning
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Before flying to his Mar-a-Lago resort, Trump will attend a farewell event at Joint Base Andrews, which has been snubbed by Republican allies, including Vice President Mike Pence.

Hours before being booted from office Trump issued 73 pardons and 70 commutations, including of political ally Stephen Bannon who was facing trial for fraud.

Donald Trump lost the US election in November
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Donald Trump leaving the White House for the final time

The first ever US president to be twice impeached and now banned from Twitter the business mogul now faces a string of potential legal battles.

The US convention is that former presidents are immune from prosecution to guard against the criminalisation of politics.

Any federal prosecution of Trump would be political dynamite.

But many believe he should be prosecuted if there is evidence he broke the law as a private citizen, such as in his financial dealings and allegations of sexual assault.

Marine One on its way to the White House to take Donald Trump away for the last time
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania depart the White House to board Marine One
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There's also concern he may face an investigation for inciting the insurrection in Washington earlier this month.

On January 6 pro-Trump rioters stormed the US Capitol DC in an attempt to stop the democratic process.

Supporters of Trump stormed the US Capitol
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Army on the streets of Washington ahead of the inauguration
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Trump himself has railed against his ever-loyal Vice President Mike Pence whom he wanted to throw out the election results.

There has been consistent speculation on where Trump will spend Biden's inaugauration after he declared on Twitter – before his ban – that he would not be attending.

He may decide to hole up in his resort in Mar-a-Lago, Florida or at Trump Tower in New York.

Preparations for the inauguration today
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There has also been reporting that wife Melania is set to leave him, with Trump accused of an affair with the adult actress Stormy Daniels during their marriage (although prior to his ascending to the presidency).

With a significant portion of Americans, and specifically Republicans, still supporting Trump it is thought he'll continue have a significant influence over the party in the years to come.

Ivanka or even son Donald have both been tipped for a run at the White House in four years time.

Trump's time in the White House has been marked by furious Twitter tirades, widespread civil unrest and public spats with celebrities, former staffers, journalists and other world leaders.

Joe Biden, 78, will be sworn in as the USA's 46th president on Wednesday, having served two terms as Barack Obama's vice president.

His vice president will be Kamala Harris.