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Here’s the official protesting area at the Florida State Fairgrounds for #TrumpTampa. Sparsely attended so far. @wusf
@JeffGreeneFL is parked right next to the entrance to #TrumpTampa. The front of the bus reads: “Trump’s Worst Nightmare.” @wusf
@CatcartReports interviews Alex Zbylut (middle) and Carmen Burgos (left) at #TrumpTampa. Alex supports the president, but Carmen doesn’t. Carmen said she’s supporting Alex in hopes he supports her one day. @wusf
@JeffGreeneFL: “We want him to know we’re not happy with him.”

There’s a podium outside the bus where Greene will speak later. @wusf #TrumpTampa
Taylor Aguilera (right), from Clearwater, says she would still be here protesting whether it was 1,000 protesters or just one. @wusf #TrumpTampa
Patricia Greene voted for President Trump, but joins protesters today as a politically active Floridian. She supports @JeffGreeneFL saying “he can’t be bought.” @wusf

Here’s an updated protest scene: more signs, more people and another megaphone. @wusf #TrumpTampa
Sisters Kim (right) and Pam (left) dress as Handmaids from “The Handmaid’s Tale.” At #TrumpTampa They say President Trump reminds them of the dystopian government in the book.

Kim previously helped campaign for Obama in Florida.

Greg Cruz of Black Lives Matter Tampa leads a chant of protesters at #TrumpTampa.

“It’s our duty to protest this ugliness and racism, especially if it’s right here in our community,” he said.

Police escort a Trump supporter away from the protest barricade set up at #TrumpTampa rally. @wusf
Here’s the protest crowd for #TrumpTampa now. Some more physical altercations later and police have established two sides of this protest. One for and one against the president. @wusf

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