VPOTUS Pool #9- DEA Arrival/Tour
*From:* Emerald Robinson <Emerald.Robinson@oann.com>
*Sent:* Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:11 PM
*Subject:* [EXTERNAL] VPOTUS Pool #9- DEA Arrival/Tour
Approx. 2:50 p.m MST- Motorcade arrived at a DEA facility in Phoenix (pool
advised that this is how the facility should be referred to).
Pool escorted inside where VP already viewing facility and talking with
agents and accompanied by Gov. Ducey.
Viewed a pick-up and briefed on how drugs are hidden by smugglers.
VPOTUS shook hands with agents before moving to other displays where pooler
could not view. Also, pooler could not hear discussion between VP and
others as it was more hushed.
One display boasted a man in large Hazmat suit standing by a truck with
tools and supplies. VPOTUS shook hands with him and your pooler overheard
VP remark “incredible” while listening to description from an agent.
VPOTUS held a mask, viewed the a special SUV outfitted for surveillance.
VP & Gov lead past exhibits of confiscated drugs and large posters of drugs
confiscated and walked through rows/stacks of drugs. Pooler will remark on
the strong smell of marijuana.
The VP asked a question about the weaponry on display but was very
difficult for pooler to hear.
VP where one display of drugs were coming from?
Shook hands and introduced himself to and agent- thanked him for his
****Pool advised that VPOTUS will make remarks from facility in 5-7
Note: see previous report with preview for more specifics about the VP’s
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