Announcement Date: April 6, 2017

The press pool was escorted into Mar-a-Lago to see the dining setup for the state dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping. White House aides, including White House Director of Strategic Communications Hope Hicks, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, and Assistant to the President Ivanka Trump, were seen at Mar-a-Lago. The press pool was also informed that Defense Secretary Mattis and Secretary of State Tillerson were present at the for-profit property.