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Sunday print pool 5
Louise Radnofsky • Wall Street Journal
April 9, 2017: 04:21 PM


The president came out of Mar-a-Lago at 4:11pm, wearing a dark suit. People lined up at the exit to see him off. They waved as his vehicle departed.

The motorcade departed a minute later. Van riders included Steve Bannon, and later, Stephen Miller who was talking on a cellphone when he came out. The motorcade slowed when we passed a group of the president's supporters, apparently for him to wave (but if he did, we didn't see it.)

A handful of protesters were also spotted on the way out, with signs including a 'Black Lives Matter' one and another reading 'Free Speech.' Bystanders from before, including the 'Secure Our Borders' and Israeli flag bearer, were also still out, as were people holding pro-Trump banners and Cuban flags.

Further along, we saw more protesters with signs including: 'Steve's Out, Trump's Next' (with a picture of a turd), 'Show Us Your Taxes' and a trio with the words 'Resign,' 'Loser', 'Liar.'

The helipad, incidentally, was empty when we returned from golf club at 2.45pm.



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