President Barack Obama arrives at Palm Beach Gardens fundraiser, crowd of protesters gather

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- President Barack Obama and his motorcade arrived in Palm Beach Gardens Tuesday afternoon welcomed by a crowd of both supporters and protesters.

Groups of 20 or more people on each corner of Alternate A1A and Hood Road lined the streets hoisting signs and chanting against the President's health care plan and proposed economic views aligned with the "Buffett Rule."

President Obama spent the afternoon inside the home of Hansel Emory Tookes II at Frenchman's Reserve for a lunch fundraiser.

The visit is viewed more as a chance for President Obama to garner support in South Florida than it is to push and political issues.

Once President Obama leaves Frenchman's Reserve, he is scheduled to head to Boca Raton to speak at Florida Atlantic University.

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