Turns Out Trump Isn't All That Thrilled About Living in the White House

Does he have to?

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According to the New York Times, Trump and his advisers discussed how many nights he will spend each week in the White House—and he told them that he'd prefer to "do what he is used to, which is spending time in New York when he can."

Trump made a notable effort to stay in Trump Tower throughout the campaign, often flying several hours at night just so he could wake up in his own bed. Now, Trump's advisers say that he's "coming to grips" with upcoming major life changes after being "shocked" when he won the election. They hope that he will stay in the White House more often once he becomes used to the transition, but for now, he's pretty much going to avoid it.

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Additionally, the Times reports that Trump wants to hold on to the familiars of his campaign—namely, having big rallies with the public. Why? Because, his aides say, he "likes the instant gratification and adulation that the cheering crowds provide."

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