Groom P.J. Mongelli informed CNN that Trump first dropped into the cocktail hour to fulfill bride Nicole Marie and different relations. Mongelli mentioned they’d despatched Trump a number of invites however did not know if he’d truly present up.
“It was an entire and utter shock,” Mongelli mentioned.
Mongelli mentioned he requested the President for a favor — to greet the company on the reception.
Video posted on social media confirmed Trump, carrying a darkish swimsuit however no tie, standing in a doorway and waving to the cheering crowd. The President motioned for the newly married couple from Staten Island to strategy and so they stood on both facet of him, pumped their fists and led the mantra, “USA! USA!” the video confirmed.
“He was such a gentleman,” Mongelli mentioned. “He was aces.”
Mongelli mentioned he and his spouse are each sturdy Trump supporters, as had been many of the marriage ceremony company. The couple obtained engaged on the golf membership in November 2017, he mentioned.
The President was staying at Trump Nationwide Golf Membership in Bedminster over the weekend and returned to Washington on Sunday.
Trump has unexpectedly appeared at marriage ceremony receptions earlier than.
“I mentioned to the Prime Minister of Japan, I mentioned, ‘C’mon Shinzo, let’s go over and say hiya,’ ” Trump informed the gang at that marriage ceremony.