A couple in New Jersey got the surprise of a lifetime when a very special guest popped up at their wedding reception: President Donald Trump!
The POTUS made a brief guest appearance this weekend at the couple’s reception, held at his golf club in Bedminster. He was spending the weekend there to hold a major fundraiser for a Republican congressman who helped revive the push to dismantle Obamacare.
President Trump posed for some photos with the newlyweds and garnered mostly positive responses from the guests include some shoutouts, “Looking good, Donald!” and a crowd cheering “USA! USA!” as he left the room.
Trump made surprise stop at wedding reception last night at Bedminster. The crowd broke out into chants of “USA!” (Video obtained by CNN) pic.twitter.com/sfe6zFdOlI
— Ashley Killough (@KilloughCNN) June 11, 2017
The president has been known to make surprise appearances like this in the past but now with the level of security he has to have, it certainly has more meaning.
Trump posed for photos with the guests and autographed “Make America Great Again” hats for his fans.
“It was very brief. He waved to everyone,” Sean Burke, a wedding guest, told The Washington Post. “The bride came running out, and he gave her a big hug and a kiss, so she was just ecstatic. And then the groom found out, too. No one knew it was going to happen.”
Some of the guests chanted “USA” after Trump departed.
“It was a nice surprise to have the president pop down after dinner & personally congratulate Kristen & Tucker,” Kat Kellerman, a wedding guest, told the Was