Trump kicks off New Year's with annual bash at Mar-a-Lago

US President-elect Donald Trump answers questions from reporters accompanied by his wife Melania for a New Year’s Eve party December 31, 2016 at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida. 


President-elect Donald Trump is holding his annual New Year’s bash at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida.

Asked his New Year’s resolution, Mr. Trump grinned and said: “Make America great again, OK? You knew that one.” 

Mr. Trump tweeted a New Year’s message earlier in the day, saying he wished everyone -- even his “many enemies” a happy New Year. 

Hundreds of guests have gathered in the club’s grand ballroom, including action star Sylvester Stallone and romance novel model Fabio.

The menu calls for “Mr. Trump’s Wedge Salad” as well as wild mushroom and Swiss chard ravioli, sliced tenderloin and pan seared sea bass. Baked Alaska and Crème Anglaise is on the menu for dessert.

Mr. Trump is attending along with members of his family. 

Mr. Trump spoke to reporters briefly before the party, saying that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information private.   

He says that, if you have something important, you should “write it out and have it delivered by courier, the old-fashioned way. Because I’ll tell you what - no computer is safe. I don’t care what they say.”

Mr. Trump has been reluctant to accept allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia tried to influence the U.S. election through hacking.

Mr. Trump says that he knows a lot about hacking and that it’s “a very hard thing to prove.”

Hundreds of club members and their guests are joining Mr. Trump to ring in the new year.

Earlier in the day, Mr. Trump left behind his press pool to play golf. 

A member of the Trump Jupiter National Golf Club posted a photo to Twitter of Mr. Trump on the course, saying he was accompanied by about 25 Secret Service agents.