MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – President Donald Trump is cutting short his Florida vacation and will be returning to Washington on Thursday, a day earlier than originally expected.

Trump’s early return comes as tensions escalate between the United States and Iran in the final weeks of his administration.

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The White House has offered no explanation for the change in Trump’s plan shorter a stay in Florida that had been expected to end on Friday.

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Word about the change came hours after a GOP senator said he would join a group of House Republicans in objecting next week when Congress meets to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November election.

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