Big league: President Trump held Super Bowl LI watch party at Florida golf club

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania at a Super Bowl LI viewing party. (AP)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania at a Super Bowl LI viewing party. (AP)

After declaring during his Fox News interview, shown pre-game, he was rooting for his friends on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, President Donald Trump watched the game at a viewing party at one of his Florida golf clubs, Trump International.

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Trump and his wife, Melania, sat at a table with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and his family, their table protected by red velvet ropes:


As he walked into the building where the party was held, the marching band from Palm Beach Central High School welcomed him:


But he didn’t last long: via the pool reporter who attended the event, Trump left the party just before 9 p.m. ET, with the Patriots trailing, 28-3.

Vice President Mike Pence is among those at NRG Stadium in Houston watching the game.

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