On Saturday night, patrons of BLT Prime in the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., dropped their forks to take videos and photos of President Trump as he and his wife arrived for dinner in public.
Flanked by his wife, daughter Ivanka and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the group dined out while people at nearby tables took selfies, with the president and his family chatting in the background.
The moment they realized that the president and first lady had entered the restaurant, people began cheering, clapping and then posting to social media.
The excitement ramped up after they were seated and first daughter Ivanka arrived on the scene to receive the same type of welcome. It was reported that as Ivanka ascended a staircase at the restaurant, she flashed her famous smile at the people taking her picture.
Next, Mnuchin showed up, and the tone became economically serious. The dinner was likely a precursor to the “big announcement” Trump has promised to make on Wednesday regarding tax reform.
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