When I went to Dayton and when I went to El Paso, and I went into those hospitals, the love for me – and ‘me’ maybe as the representative of the country – but for me, and my love for them was unparalleled … Not only did they meet with me, they were pouring out of the rooms. The doctors were coming out of the operating rooms. There were hundreds and hundreds of people all over the floor.


Ben Sutherly, a spokesperson for Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, told The Washington Post: "Our physicians and staff at no time leave an active operating room, procedural area or patient room to greet anyone."