Fact Check

Did a Florida Town Declare the First Week of February 'Trump Week'?

The city of Frostproof in Florida's Polk County has a population of about 3,200.

Published Feb 5, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA - JANUARY 20: Supporters wave to outgoing US President Donald Trump as he returns to Florida along the route leading to his Mar-a-Lago estate on January 20, 2021 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Trump, the first president in more than 150 years to refuse to attend his successor's inauguration, is expected to spend the final minutes of his presidency at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) (Getty Images)
Image Via Getty Images
Claim:
The government of Frostproof, Florida, approved a proposal to declare Feb. 1 through Feb. 6 as "Donald J. Trump week."

In early February 2021, posts circulated online claimed that a central Florida city had dedicated the first week of the month to former U.S. President Donald Trump:

That claim was true. The mayor of Frostproof, which is located in Polk County and has a population of about 3,200, approved a proposal by the City Council to proclaim Feb. 1 to Feb. 6 to be "Donald J. Trump week."

Snopes obtained a copy of the proclamation, displayed below:

Jessica Lee is Snopes' Senior Assignments Editor with expertise in investigative storytelling, media literacy advocacy and digital audience engagement.

Become
a Member

Your membership is the foundation of our sustainability and resilience.

Perks

Ad-Free Browsing on Snopes.com
Members-Only Newsletter
Cancel Anytime
default