After being hoisted into the air the president added: "Man are you a power lifter or what?"
Van Duzer later told BBC News that the president had ordered 20 pizzas for his travelling campaign staff — and paid with cash.
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"I am a Republican. And I voted for him four years ago and I liked what he stood for. I'm not a big politician but, you know, I think he has some more work to do. And I will vote for him again," Van Duzer said.
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According to the New York Times Van Duzer tipped off the secret service of his plan beforehand, who told him it was "alright as long as I didn’t take him away". They don't like it when people steal the president.