Fwd: Print pool report 9 // University of North Florida

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From: "Korte, Gregory" >
Date: November 3, 2016 at 4:41:49 PM EDT
To: "Gabriel, Brian A. EOP/WHO" >
Subject: Print pool report 9 // University of North Florida

President Obama began speaking at the University of North Florida Arena at 3:39 p.m.

A "Clinton-Kaine" sign hung behind him, bounded by flags. Another "Vote Early" sign was prominent. Again, the podium carried the Seal of the President of the United States. Obama's speech was punctuated by cheers from the crowd and a pep band whose drums would roll during applause lines.

The speech, which mostly echoed Obama's other recent speeches on college campuses, ended at 4:22 p.m. Afterward, he worked the rope line for four minutes.

The arena was larger than Miami, with everyone in the audience standing the entire time, either on bleachers or on the floor. Official crowd count, according to the city fire marshal via the Clinton campaign: 7,203.

Motorcade rolling back to Jacksonville International Airport at 4:35 p.m.

Gregory Korte
White House correspondent
USA TODAY
1575 "Eye" Street, N.W., Suite 350
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Twitter: @gregorykorte
[USA TODAY]

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