The Donald Trump presidency is already working out spectacularly for one man.
While many of us were at an inauguration party or out celebrating on Friday night, a number of lucky citizens had the opportunity to meet “The Donald” in person prior to the inauguration.
Among them was a volunteer, Shane Bouvet, who had fallen on hard times. Here’s what happened:
A FedEx courier and former security guard from Illinois was surprised with an invitation to meet with Donald Trump after the President-elect saw a story on the struggling single father. But the special meeting wasn’t the only surprise. The young man was stunned when Trump presented him with a check for $10,000.
Shane Bouvet, a 23-year-old single dad, was featured in a Washington Post story highlighting his visit to D.C. to support Donald Trump’s inauguration. The paper revealed that Bouvet was headed to D.C. in a borrowed suit and donated shoes to celebrate Trump’s oath of office.
“This is pretty much the biggest thing I’ve done in my life,” Bouvet told the paper. “I don’t get out much. I’m a small-town, blue-collar guy.”
But a mere visit to Washington to see this historic day was far from the only notable thing about Bouvet’s visit, because Trump himself saw the paper’s feature on Bouvet and invited the young man to a one-on-one meeting. On Thursday, only a day before he took the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States of America, Donald Trump met Mr. Bouvet, shook his hand, and offered some help.
“This is the greatest guy,” Trump said as he shook Bouvet’s hand in a tented area behind the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday, the Post reported. Bouvet called his father and had him say hello to the president in waiting. The President-elect laughed that Bouvet’s father, who is also named Don, has “a great name.”
As Mr. Bouvet prepared to end his historic meeting with the President-elect, Donald Trump handed him a personal check for $10,000.
As he walked away stunned and crying, Bouvet muttered aloud, “Did that just happen?”
Trump won the presidential election with an unprecedented level of efficiency, spending under $5 per vote, on average (while Hillary spent nearly $12). If anyone deserves a $10,000 bonus, it’s a member of his team.
Trump spent the day before the inauguration giving $10,000 to a volunteer in need. Anti-Trump protestors spent inauguration day causing millions of dollars in property damage in a city where only 4 percent of people voted for Trump.
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