WASHINGTON– President Trump will make history on Friday when he becomes the first Commander-in-Chief to attend the March For Life along the National Mall.
See you on Friday…Big Crowd! https://t.co/MFyWLG4HFZ
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 22, 2020
In the past, a video message from the President was played on screens lining the National Mall.
March For Life President Jeanne Mancini also releasing a statement regarding the President’s participation:
“We are deeply honored to welcome President Trump to the 47th annual March for Life. He will be the first president in history to attend and we are so excited for him to experience in person how passionate our marchers are about life and protecting the unborn. From the appointment of pro-life judges and federal workers, to cutting taxpayer funding for abortions here and abroad, to calling for an end to late-term abortions, President Trump and his Administration have been consistent champions for life and their support for the March for Life has been unwavering. We are grateful for all these pro-life accomplishments and look forward to gaining more victories for life in the future.”
Following the announcement, WMATA announced that the Smithsonian metro station will be closed until early afternoon on Friday, at the request of the Secret Service. Those attending the March should use the L’Enfant Plaza Station instead.
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