President Donald Trump delivered the commencement speech at the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduation ceremony in Annapolis, Maryland on Friday and vowed to shake the hand of each outgoing student.
Trump: “I could make this commencement address … and immediately leave and wave goodbye … Or I could stay for hours and shake hands with 1,100 and something. What should I do? What should I do? I’ll stay, I’ll stay!” pic.twitter.com/qsJ220pnHW
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) May 25, 2018
“I could make this commencement address — which is a great honor for me — and immediately leave and wave goodbye.”
“Or, I could stay and shake hands with just the top 100.”
“Or I could stay for hours and shake hands with 1,100 and something.”
“What should I do? What should I do?” Trump asked the cheering crowd.
“I’ll stay, I’ll stay!”
Following the commencement address, ABC News released a 41-second time-lapse video of President Trump shaking hands with hundreds of graduates for close to an hour and a half.
Pres. Trump shook the hands of graduates of the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland for nearly 90 minutes this afternoon. Here’s every single one in 41 seconds. https://t.co/tnCnBSEGXL pic.twitter.com/3hVGNQSEOh
— ABC News (@ABC) May 25, 2018