Donald Trump traveled to Dayton, Ohio, this morning to visit the Miami Valley hospital and meet with victims of Sunday’s mass shooting, their families, and first responders. However, media personnel who made the trip with him could not cover Trump’s visit.
Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham did tweet about the visit:
— Stephanie Grisham (@PressSec) August 7, 2019
On his way from the airport to the hospital, numerous protesters greeted him along the way.
The Trump baby blimp greeted Trump in Dayton pic.twitter.com/BumNXu9ppM
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 7, 2019
A quick tour of some of the signs protesting President Donald Trump’s visit to Dayton. pic.twitter.com/xHA6Rc11fd
— Eliott C. McLaughlin (@ByEliott) August 7, 2019
Big crowd of protestors in Dayton chant “do something!” from outside the hospital Trump is visiting right now. Also, the big Trump baby balloon is there. pic.twitter.com/8Pdv8N9gj9
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) August 7, 2019
During his visit, he also met with Dayton’s Mayor Nan Whaley and Senator Sherrod Brown.
NEW: Sen. Sherrod Brown says he and Dayton mayor called on Pres. Trump to pressure Mitch McConnell to bring the Senate back into session to address gun legislation, and to vow to sign any resulting bill.
— ABC News (@ABC) August 7, 2019
Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says she told President Trump during his visit that "the people of Dayton are waiting for action from Washington, D.C." on gun laws https://t.co/QEEQoO4sKv pic.twitter.com/Fyyc3jUcPn
— CBS News (@CBSNews) August 7, 2019
Trump and Melania are now on their way to El Paso, Texas where they are expected to be met with even more protests.