Palm Beach police question a man outside Mar-a-Lago as two massive moving trucks are spotted

Police outside Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida detained a man for questioning on Monday night after he was seen lingering outside the president’s property.

Exclusive pictures obtained by DailyMail.com show officers questioning the man.

He spoke to police for about an hour, but was not arrested and eventually left the scene.

Palm Beach police are yet to return DailyMail.com’s request for comment. 

The police activity came as several massive moving trucks arrived at the site on Monday morning, a sign that the president will permanently relocate to the Palm Beach estate after leaving office this week.

Palm Beach police on Monday night detained for questioning a man who had been spotted outside the estate

The man was questioned for around an hour before being released by police outside Mar-a-Lago

The man was questioned for around an hour before being released by police outside Mar-a-Lago

The president's residence in Florida is always well protected, but the police presence has stepped up in recent days

The president’s residence in Florida is always well protected, but the police presence has stepped up in recent days

Around 9.30am Monday two trucks from Sterling, Virginia-based company JK Moving Services were seen parked in front of the club with workers carrying large boxes into the property.

There was heavy security presence surrounding the sprawling property with a government helicopter and a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office chopper flying around the club. Law enforcement patrol boats were also monitoring the delivery of boxes from afar, according to WFLX.

Donald Trump plans to fly to Mar-a-Lago on the morning of Inauguration Day, breaking from tradition to snub President-elect Joe Biden by skipping the ceremony. 

Several massive moving trucks arrived at Donald Trump¿s Mar-a-Lago Florida club on Monday morning, a sign that the president may move to his Palm Beach estate after leaving office

Several massive moving trucks arrived at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Florida club on Monday morning, a sign that the president may move to his Palm Beach estate after leaving office

Around 9.30am Monday two trucks from Sterling, Virginia-based company JK Moving Services were seen parked in front of the club with workers carrying large boxes into the property

Around 9.30am Monday two trucks from Sterling, Virginia-based company JK Moving Services were seen parked in front of the club with workers carrying large boxes into the property 

There was a heavy security presence surrounding the sprawling property with a government helicopter and a Palm Beach County Sheriff¿s Office chopper of flying around the club. Law enforcement patrol boats were also monitoring the delivery of boxes from afar. A view of workers removing items from the back of the truck above

There was a heavy security presence surrounding the sprawling property with a government helicopter and a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office chopper of flying around the club. Law enforcement patrol boats were also monitoring the delivery of boxes from afar. A view of workers removing items from the back of the truck above

In 2019 Trump changed his residency to Palm Beach using the Mar-a-Lago address. But he hasn¿t officially said if he¿ll move to Mar-a-Lago once his presidency ends

In 2019 Trump changed his residency to Palm Beach using the Mar-a-Lago address. But he hasn’t officially said if he’ll move to Mar-a-Lago once his presidency ends

The delivery comes days after White House staff were seen hauling reams of documents, artwork, a Lincoln bust, old newspapers, and other mementos into white moving trucks on Thursday

The delivery comes days after White House staff were seen hauling reams of documents, artwork, a Lincoln bust, old newspapers, and other mementos into white moving trucks on Thursday

A letter was sent out to residents last Friday in which Town Manager Kirk Blouin and police Chief Nicholas Caristo said there will be road closures around Mar-a-Lago for 'several days.'

A letter was sent out to residents last Friday in which Town Manager Kirk Blouin and police Chief Nicholas Caristo said there will be road closures around Mar-a-Lago for ‘several days.’

A view of a room inside the grandiose Palm Beach club on Monday, two days before Trump will return there

A view of a room inside the grandiose Palm Beach club on Monday, two days before Trump will return there

Trump has held open the door to running for the White House again in 2024, but the Senate could shut it as soon as next week, when it begins Trump's second impeachment trial. If convicted, Trump could be barred by the Senate from running for federal office again - and even stripped of his pension

Trump has held open the door to running for the White House again in 2024, but the Senate could shut it as soon as next week, when it begins Trump’s second impeachment trial. If convicted, Trump could be barred by the Senate from running for federal office again – and even stripped of his pension

In 2019 Trump changed his residency to Palm Beach using the Mar-a-Lago address. But he hasn’t officially said if he’ll move to Mar-a-Lago once his presidency ends.

A letter was sent out to Palm Beach residents last Friday in which Town Manager Kirk Blouin and police Chief Nicholas Caristo said there will be road closures around Mar-a-Lago for ‘several days.’ 

The Town of Palm Beach tweeted Monday that road closures around Mar-a-Lago will begin Tuesday at 8pm. 

Trump will reportedly be sent off with a departure ceremony at Joint Base Andrews before touching down in Florida, an anonymous source said to AP because Trump’s plans have not been formally announced.

An aerial view of a mover's truck parked outside Mar-a-Lago above on Monday morning

An aerial view of a mover’s truck parked outside Mar-a-Lago above on Monday morning

Long day unpacking: A view of boxes being carried out of the massive truck on Monday

Long day unpacking: A view of boxes being carried out of the massive truck on Monday

Workers pictured above carefully hauling items out of the massive truck on Monday at Mar-a-Lago

Workers pictured above carefully hauling items out of the massive truck on Monday at Mar-a-Lago

Wheeling it all in: It's not clear if Trump will take up his resort as a permanent residence after leaving office, but neighbors have said they don't want him there

Wheeling it all in: It’s not clear if Trump will take up his resort as a permanent residence after leaving office, but neighbors have said they don’t want him there

Rows and rows of boxes were seen being unloaded on Monday as Trump prepares to leave office with just two days to go until Inauguration Day

Rows and rows of boxes were seen being unloaded on Monday as Trump prepares to leave office with just two days to go until Inauguration Day

And we're off! A view of the moving truck leaving the club on Monday above

And we’re off! A view of the moving truck leaving the club on Monday above

High security: A view of law enforcement patrol boats monitoring the property from afar during the delivery above

High security: A view of law enforcement patrol boats monitoring the property from afar during the delivery above

Bird's Eye View: A government helicopter emblazoned with 'United States of America' was snapped flying above the property during the delivery

Bird’s Eye View: A government helicopter emblazoned with ‘United States of America’ was snapped flying above the property during the delivery

An aerial view of the sprawling luxury club pictured above with the two moving trucks visible near the entrance on the left

An aerial view of the sprawling luxury club pictured above with the two moving trucks visible near the entrance on the left

Officials are considering making it an elaborate event with a red carpet, color guard, military band and 21-gun salute.

Monday’s delivery of Trump’s possessions comes days after White House staff were seen hauling reams of documents, artwork, a Lincoln bust, old newspapers, and other momentos into white moving trucks on Thursday. 

Moving trucks were also spotted in DC’s upscale Kalorama neighborhood, outside the townhouse of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.  Hired movers were seen carefully loading up furniture and artwork, all wrapped up to prevent damage in transport.

The couple, who have been White House advisors throughout Donald Trump’s term, are following him to Florida after he leaves office.

Packing it all up: The White House exodus was in full swing on Thursday, with aides hauling out boxes of newspapers, artwork and a Lincoln bust

Packing it all up: The White House exodus was in full swing on Thursday, with aides hauling out boxes of newspapers, artwork and a Lincoln bust

A van arrives to pick up boxes that were moved out of the Eisenhower Executive Office building at the White House Thursday

A van arrives to pick up boxes that were moved out of the Eisenhower Executive Office building at the White House Thursday

Workers move boxes containing old newspapers onto a truck that were stacked on West Executive Avenue on Thursday

Workers move boxes containing old newspapers onto a truck that were stacked on West Executive Avenue on Thursday

One box appeared to contain what looked like a souvenir baseball bat. Other boxes were labeled 'Visitor's Office Archives' and 'Storage,' or designated from Trump's presidential library

One box appeared to contain what looked like a souvenir baseball bat. Other boxes were labeled ‘Visitor’s Office Archives’ and ‘Storage,’ or designated from Trump’s presidential library

Workers move boxes onto a truck that were stacked on West Executive Avenue between at the White House on Thursday

Workers move boxes onto a truck that were stacked on West Executive Avenue between at the White House on Thursday

Workers unload pallets of unfolded boxes at the Executive Office Building on the White House grounds Thursday

Workers unload pallets of unfolded boxes at the Executive Office Building on the White House grounds Thursday

Kushner and Ivanka Trump recently bought a $30 million home on Miami’s Indian Creek Island, the exclusive enclave known as ‘Billionaire’s Bunker.’  

Trump has held open the door to running for the White House again in 2024, but the Senate could shut it as soon as next week, when it begins Trump’s second impeachment trial. If convicted, Trump could be barred by the Senate from running for federal office again – and even stripped of his pension. 

In recent days, Trump has remained isolated, spending much of his time in the White House residence, insiders say, as he shuns the typical steps outgoing presidents take to try to cement their legacy.

Pence has stepped up to carry out the normal ceremonial duties, visiting national guardsmen posted at the U.S. Capitol and dropping in on the White House operators to say farewell.

White House advisor Ivanka Trump exits the West Wing of the White House in Washington DC on Thursday

White House advisor Ivanka Trump exits the West Wing of the White House in Washington DC on Thursday

A moving truck arrived in front of Jared and Ivanka's Washington, DC home in the upscale Kalorama neighborhood

A moving truck arrived in front of Jared and Ivanka’s Washington, DC home in the upscale Kalorama neighborhood 

Movers taking art out of Jared and Ivanka's DC home on Thursday. Kushner and Ivanka Trump recently bought a $30 million home on Miami's Indian Creek Island, the exclusive enclave known as 'Billionaire's Bunker'

Movers taking art out of Jared and Ivanka’s DC home on Thursday. Kushner and Ivanka Trump recently bought a $30 million home on Miami’s Indian Creek Island, the exclusive enclave known as ‘Billionaire’s Bunker’

Hired movers carefully loaded up furniture and artwork, all wrapped up to prevent damage in transport, on Thursday evening

Hired movers carefully loaded up furniture and artwork, all wrapped up to prevent damage in transport, on Thursday evening

Trump’s last days in the White House have been marked by rage and turmoil, multiple sources said. He watched some of the impeachment debate on TV and grew angry at the Republican defections, a source familiar with the situation said.

Trump has suffered a sudden rupture with his vice president, the departure of disgusted senior advisers, his abandonment by a small but growing number of Republican lawmakers, the loss of his cherished Twitter megaphone, and a rush by corporations and others to distance themselves from him and his businesses.

‘Everybody feels like they´re doing the best job they can to hold it all together until Biden takes over,’ one Trump adviser told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

Even as Trump has spent time venting to aides and confidantes, one tangible issue he has been focused on is how to apply his power to pardon before his term ends, three White House sources said.

The biggest question is whether he will issue an unprecedented pardon to himself, in addition to family members, before leaving office.

While Trump has not publicly signaled his intention to take a step that some legal analysts say could be unlawful, one White House official told Reuters: ‘I’ve been expecting that.’

Trump isn’t the only one snubbing his successor. On Monday it was revealed the Melania Trump left a final snub on incoming First Lady Jill Biden by not giving her successor a tour of the family wing of the White House. 

A spokesperson for Biden confirmed the lack of outreach to DailyMail.com, another sign of tension between the outgoing and incoming administrations.

‘Melania Trump will become the first modern first lady not to invite the woman who will replace her to the White House for a walk-through of the private living quarters on the second and third floors,’ author Kate Andersen Brower noted in an op-ed for CNN.com.

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