*From:* Jordan Fabian <xxx@thehill.com>
*Date:* December 22, 2017 at 1:58:55 PM EST
*Subject:* *Travel print pool report #2 - Palm Beach arrival*

Air Force One was wheels down at Palm Beach International Airport at 1:34 PM.

It is 80 degrees and partly cloudy in Palm Beach. Nice views of the Atlantic Ocean during descent.

No gaggle and no POTUS appearance during flight.

After landing, POTUS tweeted: Congressman Ron DeSantis is a brilliant young leader, Yale and then Harvard Law, who would make a GREAT Governor of Florida. He loves our Country and is a true FIGHTER!

Fox News, which played on cabin TVs, featured a segment with Rep. DeSantis toward the end of the flight.

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POTUS disembarked at 1:44 PM. There was a greeter pen with around 100 supporters on the tarmac. Trump clapped and appeared to mouth wow as he stepped off the plane to applause.

Tiffany Trump followed the president off the plane.

POTUS walked over to shake hands with members of the crowd, who cheered and chanted USA! USA!

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Greeters shouted I love you God bless you youre my hero and Merry Christmas. Pool could not make out what the president was saying due to jet-engine noise.

A sampling of signs in the crowd:

I (heart) President Trump

Trump Strong

Welcome Home President Trump! #MAGA

Keep on Tweeting

Pool was ushered into vans as the president was still greeting supporters. Motorcade is holding while POTUS shakes hands.

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Posting photos of greeting to Twitter account @Jordanfabian.

Last, but not least: today marks wrangler Catherine Hicks final flight on AF1. Pool marked her departure with short remarks and a round of applause. Afterward, POTUS invited Hicks up to his office to snap a photo and say farewell.

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