Announcement Date: February 11, 2017

That evening, President Trump took a call that detailed a North Korean missile launch at the dining area of Mar-a-Lago. In public view of Mar-a-Lago’s members, President Trump, Prime Minister Abe, and their attendant staff discussed how to respond to the missile launch. Richard DeAgazio, a Mar-a-Lago visitor,  photographed the event and posted it to Facebook. President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe released a joint statement from Mar-a-Lago condemning North Korea’s missile launch.