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Trump supporters camp out ahead of president's visit

Posted at 11:48 PM, Oct 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-31 09:51:11-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- People camped out early in front of Hertz Arena Tuesday night, awaiting President Donald Trump’s rally.

“It’s just love here. It’s a love fest!” said Gene Huber, also known as Trump’s super fan.

“We get to know each other. The crowds you stand next to in line…standing here for hours and hours. It’s just respect,” he said.

“You find people who believe the way you do. There’s safety in numbers,” said another supporter.

She added it's safety that the president is working to keep. “And our President is fighting for us. Us. All of us. Everyone of us,” she added.

"Latinos for Trump!” said Freddy Aldana who drove from Miami to hear the president speak.  “To come and spend the night in line and hopefully watch the President,” Aldana added.


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But an event staff member at Hertz made it clear they won’t allow that. He told everyone they must leave by midnight to secure the area.

A supporter said she’d leave by the deadline, and has one message for the President. “We are so grateful. You saved our country. We back you. We are not being separated from you,” she said.

Many remained on the scene all night long and the crowds continued to grow early Wednesday morning.

President Trump is holding a MAGA rally at 7 p.m. Wednesday, rallying voters to hit the polls on November 6th mid-term elections.

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