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Trump’s visit to FIU: Live coverage

Updated: Jul 3, 2019

Vignette by Mariandrea Vergel Prieto


National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks to members of the media prior to President Donald Trump’s speech at FIU on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. by Mariandrea Vergel Prieto / SFNS)

At about 2 p.m. in FIU’s Ocean Bank Convocation Center, members of the news media entered the press area near the back of the building. Some supporters in the bleachers and seating floor area were wearing MAGA shirts and hats. The words “libertad, democracia and prosperidad” were being displayed on big screens as well as a written quote in Spanish from Trump: “We are with the Venezuelan people on their noble search for freedom.”

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