President Donald Trump famed the “gargantuan crowd” that attended the Salute to The USA occasion honoring the united states militia on the Fourth of July.
“A gargantuan crowd of fresh Patriots this evening, the whole system help to the Washington Monument,” he tweeted.
Attendees with tickets had been admitted into the role across the Lincoln Memorial and half of-system down the reflecting pool spherical 3 p.m. ET. Heavy rain commenced spherical 3: 30 p.m. ET. The rain lasted for roughly two hours before abating before the occasion started at 6: 30 p.m. ET.
Despite the rain — all of the role across the reflecting pool turn out to be packed by the purpose the occasion started.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 5, 2019
The big crowd size turn out to be moreover famed by others on social media:
— Boris Epshteyn (@BorisEP) July 4, 2019
Viewers of the tournament on C-SPAN moreover commented on how the network turn out to be displaying the easy crowd, with one viewer posting a screenshot almost in the present day after the tournament started:
Besides FoxNews and OAN , C-SPAN totally media displaying the HUGE crowd in DC at President Trump’s 4th of July “Salute to The USA’s” speech. Even the pouring rain might per chance well no longer hinder the big crowd stretching from the Lincoln Memorial to the Washington Memorial and beyond. #MAGA2020 pic.twitter.com/jtNMqHJwgt
— Denise Madeline (@DeTweat) July 4, 2019