Md. woman lets her Trump flag fly with yard display (Photos)

Calvert Co. Trump house
Linda Dement poses in front of her home in Calvert County, Maryland. (WTOP/Michelle Basch) (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
Calvert County trump house
The flagpole in front of Linda Dement’s home has these three flags flying from it. (WTOP/Michelle Basch) (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
A wide shot of Linda Dement's home in Huntingtown, Maryland. (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
Here is a wide shot of Linda Dement’s home in Huntingtown, Maryland. (WTOP/Michelle Basch) (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
One of the signs in Dement's yard warning that anyone visiting her front yard will be caught on surveillance camera. (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
One of the signs warns people they are being recorded by a surveillance camera. (WTOP/Michelle Basch) (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
Dement has an electric fence around her flagpole, because a previous flagpole was vandalized last year.
Linda Dement has an electric fence around her flagpole because a previous flagpole was vandalized last year. (WTOP/Michelle Basch) (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
This is what Dement's yard, which is right along busy Rt. 4, looks like after dark when the solar lights come on. (Courtesy Linda Dement)
This is what Dement’s yard, which is right along busy Md. 4, looks like after dark when the solar lights come on. (Courtesy Linda Dement) ((Courtesy Linda Dement))
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Calvert Co. Trump house
Calvert County trump house
A wide shot of Linda Dement's home in Huntingtown, Maryland. (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
One of the signs in Dement's yard warning that anyone visiting her front yard will be caught on surveillance camera. (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
Dement has an electric fence around her flagpole, because a previous flagpole was vandalized last year.
This is what Dement's yard, which is right along busy Rt. 4, looks like after dark when the solar lights come on. (Courtesy Linda Dement)

WASHINGTON — Some people still have presidential campaign signs in their yard, but one Maryland woman has gone much further to show she backs President Donald Trump.

“I support my president and everything he’s doing so far. He’s only looking out for America first,” Linda Dement of Calvert County tells WTOP.

She’s a home improvement general contractor, and her property sits right along busy Md. 4 in Huntingtown.

She has a Trump flag flying from a flagpole, a Trump banner on her roof, and at night you can see “Trump 2016” glowing in solar lights on her front lawn.

“I think my fiancé wants me to minimize them so that he can cut the grass in the summer,” she said, laughing.

Sometime over Labor Day weekend, the first Trump flag she put up over the summer was stolen, along with the 25-foot tall flagpole it was attached to.

“So the very same day I reordered a bigger, better flagpole,” Dement said.

The new pole is more than 30 feet tall, held in the ground with more than 400 pounds of concrete and protected by an invisible fence and surveillance cameras.

“The next person that comes on my property [and] decides to steal what my hard working money pays for, they’d better make sure their Obamacare is paid up because they’re probably going to need it,” she said.

Dement, who voted once for President Barack Obama, said she supports Trump’s immigration policies.

“He wants our vets to come before welfare immigrants that aren’t even legal. We don’t even know who they are. Why is that a bad thing? Let’s just figure out who’s here, who’s bad, who’s been arrested 15 times, who’s selling drugs on our street [and] get them … out,” she said.

Dement has asked friends who don’t like the president to give him a chance.

“Give it a couple of years, let’s see if your mind changes. Don’t look at Republican/Democrat, look at what the individual wants to do. That’s what I’ve always done,” she said.


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