President Trump delivers speech at police conference in Orlando
Trump honors law enforcement in speech at Orange County Convention Center
ORLANDO, Fla. – President Donald Trump was in Orlando Monday to attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference.
Trump spoke Monday afternoon at the Orange County Convention Center around 1:40 p.m. about the work his administration is doing to support law enforcement agencies nationwide.
"The president will speak about the work of the administration to protect American communities by restoring law and order, supporting local law enforcement and securing the border,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
Trump's visit to the City Beautiful came days after a U.S. Senate Committee voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Kavanaugh's confirmation comes after accusations of sexual misconduct against him. Despite protests, Trump backed him the whole time.
Trump's speech also came months after endorsing the GOP nominee for governor, Ron DeSantis, in a race that could make history if Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum brings home the win in November. He would be the first black governor of Florida.
News 6 will have team coverage Monday from the airport and the convention center as the president visits Orlando.
Trump last visited Orlando in March 2017. He toured St. Andrew Catholic School in Pine Hills in what the White House called a "listening session" on school choice.
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