Thousands wait in line to see Trump in St. Augustine

Steven Dial reports. 10/24/2016

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Thousands of people lined up to see Donald Trump speak at the St. Augustine Amphitheater Monday. 

Some of the Trump supporters told First Coast News they waited for hours just to get inside.

The line wrapped through the parking lot and out onto the sidewalk for blocks on A1A.

Ryan Murphy runs the St. Augustine Amphitheater. He said 3,730 people were able to see Trump speak and a "couple thousand" people were turned away because the amphitheater was full.

A handful of protestors also stood on A1A near the Amphitheater.

St. Johns County is primarily a Republican voting county. 

Many people who live in St. Augustine - who have had their homes or businesses flooded by Hurricane Matthew - wondered if Trump would talk about the hurricane's impact or offer to help.

He did not mention the hurricane during his speech. However, he did meet with first responders prior to arriving at the amphitheater. 

(© 2016 WTLV)


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment