Supporters of former President TrumpDonald TrumpSix people who guarded Roger Stone entered Capitol during attack: NYT Cassidy pens column explaining vote to convict Trump Puerto Rico governor: Congress ‘morally obligated’ to act on statehood vote MORE were surprised Monday when his motorcade passed their rally-like gathering near his Mar-a-Lago luxury resort in Palm Beach.
The President’s Day gathering of supporters was reportedly organized to celebrate the holiday as well as Trump’s acquittal on Saturday in his second Senate impeachment trial.
Video showed a large crowd of supporters gathered outside along a large strip of road just a few miles from Mar-a-Lago. Many held signs, wore Trump hats and shirts and carried American flags.
Trump was seen passing the crowd in his motorcade, giving supporters a thumbs up.
Donald Trump waives to crowd of supporters from inside an SUV in West Palm Beach: https://t.co/Enw4LJTBVc pic.twitter.com/WVN7KTs21s
— WPEC CBS12 News (@CBS12) February 15, 2021
Trump’s motorcade drives through supporter rally in West Palm Beach, Florida https://t.co/5JflG2Gwyr pic.twitter.com/q0arbu8IjE
— WFLA NEWS (@WFLA) February 15, 2021
Seven Republicans voted to convict Trump on Saturday, leaving Democrats 10 votes shy of the total needed to convict Trump.
Trump celebrated his acquittal in a statement, saying it was just the beginning of “MAGA” and that he would announce plans in the coming days.