We're currently a few days into President Trump's 17-day trip to his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, and Trump has been decidedly less defensive on Twitter, perhaps due to the influence of his new Chief of Staff, John Kelly.
Trump did, however, feel the need to assert that the trip is "not a vacation," due to renovations currently underway at the White House, which Trump has recently referred to as a "dump."
Working in Bedminster, N.J., as long planned construction is being done at the White House. This is not a vacation - meetings and calls! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 5, 2017
White House Social Media Director Dan Scavino tweeted a few photos of the current renovations: