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President Donald Trump speaks on LI

President Donald Trump visited Long Island today, speaking to local law enforcement officers at the police academy at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood. The president focused many of his remarks on the rash of gang violence Long Island has been experiencing at the hands of the MS-13 street gang and also discussed national immigration policies. Here are live updates from before, during and after Trump made his remarks. For more about Trump’s visit, click here.

Watch Trump’s speech to Long Islanders

Protesters and supporters gathered outside

Build-up to Trump’s visit