Trump meets with a supporter who is a single father who came to Washington in donated clothes, shoes

Washington Post:
‘This is the greatest guy’: Trump meets FedEx courier, offers him $10,000

The former security guard from rural Illinois walked into a tent behind the Lincoln Memorial and gave a bear hug to the man who would soon become the most powerful leader in the world.

“Hey, Donald Trump,” said Shane Bouvet, with all the casualness of a 24-year-old.

The president-elect beamed back: “This is the greatest guy.”

The unlikely meeting occurred after Trump said he read a profile of Bouvet in The Washington Post and was impressed by his story. Bouvet, a struggling single father, had spent nights working and days volunteering on Trump’s unlikely presidential campaign.
Eventually, Trump and his staff posed for photographs with Bouvet and offered him a round of applause. At the end, Trump put his hand on Bouvet’s back and told an aide, “Send him a check for $10,000.”

Bouvet broke down and cried.
This is a neat story that tells you something about who the Trump supporters were and how he defeated the Democrats with all their advantages.


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