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Trump Was Leaving Event When He Turned Around, Extended Hand To Melania, And Led Her Through The Crowd

Justin Caruso Contributor

President Trump was leaving an event for military spouses Wednesday when he turned around, extended his hand to first lady Melania Trump and led her out of the event.

Trump did not want to walk out without his wife.

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Trump told the group of military spouses, “We can never repay you for that but we can and we will give you the opportunities you deserve.”

“Today we take one of many important actions to ensure that you are free to pursue your careers, support your families, and continue serving this nation that we all love so much.” (RELATED: Trump Signs Executive Order Boosting Military Spouse Employment)

Trump also received a note from a woman in the audience. (RELATED: Military Spouse Turns To Trump, Shakes His Hand And Hands Him A Special Note)

US President Donald Trump embraces First Lady Melania Trump (R) during an event in honor of Military Mothers and Spouses in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, May 9, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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