In-town pool report 3

From: Franco Ordonez []
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2017 2:32 PM
Subject: In-town pool report 3

At 2:12, POTUS delivered brief remarks to an excited group of military mothers and spouses before introducing FLOTUS at the Mother's Day weekend event.

POTUS got a big round of applause when he mentioned proposed increases in defense spending.  Said military won't be depleted anymore. He promised the mothers and spouses the his administration will al seats take care of members of all branches of the military.

Check quotes with transcript.

"We were in the depleted side to put it mildly. We won't be anymore. "

"You have my complete and total support. This government stands behind you."

To applause, Trump said repeatedly that he had a great mother and said he thought she was looking down on him.

He repeatedly thanked the mothers and spouses for their service and sacrifices. Many of the mothers had their cameras out and cheered throughout the talk.

"I love you," he told the group.

At 2:21, POTUS left the room stopping to say hello to several of the mothers.


Franco Ordoñez

White House Correspondent

McClatchy Washington Bureau

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