Scores of boaters in Florida participated in a boat parade in support of President TrumpDonald TrumpMcAuliffe takes tougher stance on Democrats in Washington Democrats troll Trump over Virginia governor's race Tom Glavine, Ric Flair, Doug Flutie to join Trump for Herschel Walker event MORE that was bound for Mar-a-Lago over the weekend.
According to a local NBC station, hundreds sailed in the parade, which began at the Jupiter Inlet around Sunday afternoon and ended several hours later at the president’s resort in Palm Beach.
A Facebook page set up for the event dubbed it the “TRUMP Boat Parade.” It asked boaters participating to fly their “favorite TRUMP flag and USA Flag.”
"Don't miss this event it's going to be ‘HUGE.’ Lets honor President Trump for all he is doing to ‘Keep America Great!’” the event page also said, referring to the president’s 2016 campaign slogan.
Trump thanked the boaters in a tweet later on Sunday and vowed to “never let” them down.
Thank you very much to our beautiful “boaters.” I will never let you down! pic.twitter.com/Ot5Ffnjj9G— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 3, 2020
The tweet also featured a video of the parade, in which groups of people could be heard cheering from their boats, many of which were decorated in pro-Trump gear, as an instrumental of “The Star-Spangled Banner” blared in the background.