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Trump boat parade held at Lake Mead

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Posted at 12:59 PM, Sep 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-13 02:47:19-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump showed up at Lake Mead National Recreational Area with their boats and gathered to show their support for the President’s arrival to Nevada.

The group scheduled the Trump boat parade at Lake Mead on Saturday afternoon.

The Lake Mead DTOM arranged the 12:30 p.m. parade, according to the Facebook event page. And it showed about 1,500 people interested in attending as of Saturday morning.

The event was called the “Lake Mead Trump Boat Parade” and officials with the National Park Service issued a First Amendment Permit for the event.

"The National Park Service authorizes the use of park land and water for public expressions of views protected under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, in accordance with NPS regulations, which require a permit for activities involving more than 25 people."

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Previously, President Trump supporters in Florida attempted to break a world record for the largest boat parade back in August.

Stay with 13 Action News for further coverage of Saturday's event