Donald Trump’s exit from the White House has gone down as one of the most dramatic in history. After encouraging an insurrection at the Capitol in Washington DC on January 6, the single term president left office amid the preparations for his impeachment trial, which only recently concluded.
Mr Trump was acquitted of the charge of “incitement of insurrection”.
Despite making it out his trial, Mr Trump has kept a low profile since leaving office, and has not made any official appearances.
He was not present at his trial in the Senate this month either.
Mr Trump was also not present when his former Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City was torn down – and watched by thousands on a livestream.
The state of the couple’s marriage has also been the cause of speculation, with many believing the marriage is not far from over following their disastrous exit from the White House.
Ex-aide Omarosa Manigault Newman claimed the Trumps’ marriage was over, previously saying: “Melania is counting every minute until he is out of office and she can divorce.
“If Melania were to try to pull the ultimate humiliation and leave while he’s in office, he would find a way to punish her.”
The pair have been married for 15 years.
Following his ban from almost all notable social media websites and apps following his support of the attempted coup, Mr Trump’s presence has been somewhat dampened on the global stage.
He broke his silence to pay tribute to highly controversial US right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh, who died this week.
Speaking to American broadcasters, he used the opportunity to pedal his belief that he is the rightful winner of the November 2020 election, a claim that is completely unsubstantiated.
He said: “As far as I’m concerned, it was disgraceful what happened, totally disgraceful.”
The interviews marked the first time since Mr Trump spoke publicly since being acquitted Saturday by the US Senate in his second impeachment trial.