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Villagers for Trump stages sign-waving rally to protest ‘Witch Hunt’ against president

President Trump made an appearance – sort of – at a Villagers for Trump sign-waving rally at the corner of U.S. Hwy. 27/441 and Avenida Central on Wednesday morning.

Members of Villagers for Trump joined in with a nationwide movement among conservative groups on Wednesday to “Stop the Witch Hunt” against President Trump.

Members of the group, which boasts more than 2,100 members and clearly has become the choice of area Republicans interested in being involved in GOP politics at the local level, converged on the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 27/441 and Avenida Central on Wednesday morning. The group waved American flags and signs showing their support for the president and their disdain for the Democrats who are attempting to impeach him.

Members of Villagers for Trump are known for vividly showing their support for Trump and the candidates he endorses, like Gov. Ron DeSantis. Nearly 90 members of the group braved rain at the same busy intersection on Aug. 16 and enjoyed hearing horns honking and getting the thumbs-up sign and waves from passing motorists.

American flags and those showing support for the president were abundant during a Villagers for Trump rally at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 27/441 and Avenida Central on Wednesday morning.
Denise Neal, right, and a large contingent of Villagers for Trump members waved signs showing support for the president during a rally Wednesday morning at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 27/441 and Avenida Central.

In November, members of Villagers for Trump, who also are known for staging golf cart rallies that caravan through Lake Sumter Landing and Spanish Springs Town Square, were particularly vocal during two events.

On Nov. 4, a large contingent loudly challenged members of The Villages Democrats Club who were arriving by golf cart caravan to deliver protest letters to Republican Congressman Daniel Webster’s office at the government annex building on County Road 466 after he voted against the impeachment hearings. And on Nov. 13, they staged a rally at the intersection of Morse Boulevard and CR 466 to show their support for the president prior to the start of the impeachment hearings in the House of Representatives.

In July, they held a similar rally at the busy intersection of State Road 44 and U.S. 301 – an event that brought long blasts from air horns as hundreds of truckers rolled by. And on June 14, they were at the intersection of Morse Boulevard and CR 466 celebrating Flag Day and Trump’s birthday, while also showing support for the president’s rally in Orlando four days later to announce his re-election campaign.

Members of Villagers for Trump waved at passing motorists during a sign-waving rally on Wednesday morning. Many of the drivers honked their horns and gave the thumbs-up sign to show their approval.

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