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The Latest: Trump in Key West for drug trafficking briefing

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People are seen along the motorcade route as vehicles transporting President Donald Trump drive past in Key West Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP P...
People stand on the sidewalk holding signs as they watch motorcade vehicles transporting President Donald Trump drive past enroute to the Joint Intera...

People are seen along the motorcade route as vehicles transporting President Donald Trump drive past in Key West Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP P...

People stand on the sidewalk holding signs as they watch motorcade vehicles transporting President Donald Trump drive past enroute to the Joint Intera...

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

1:00 p.m.

Crowds are lining the streets of Key West, Florida, as President Donald Trump attends a briefing on combatting drug trafficking.

Hundreds of people gathered along the motorcade route, waving colorful signs applauding and insulting the president, and cheering or booing as he passed.

Some signs fit for a family audience said, "You're fired" and "Thanks for saving our country." There was also, "Slimeball go home."

Trump traveled from Palm Beach on Thursday to be briefed by the Joint Interagency Task Force South, the agency charged with detecting and monitoring drug trafficking by sea, air and online.

The task force says that last year it helped disrupt a record 283 metric tons of cocaine and detained nearly 900 suspected members of drug trafficking organizations.

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11:11 a.m.

President Donald Trump is on his way to Key West, Florida, where he'll get a briefing on drug interdiction.

Trump will be visiting Joint Interagency Task Force-South and will be briefed by Joint Interagency Task Force-South, Northcom, and Southcom.

He'll be joined by his homeland security secretary, the acting director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy and other top aides.

Trump has made it a top priority to crack down on the import of illegal drugs. He argues that a wall is needed along the southern border to stop drugs-smuggling from Mexico.

But he's spoken less about drugs that come through the country's ports and through the mail.

Trump has spent the week in Palm Beach, Florida.