HELP US KEEP REPORTING. DONATE TO ORLANDO WEEKLY PRESS CLUB.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

St. Petersburg mayor calls for ban on Donald Trump

Posted By on Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 7:28 AM

click image PHOTO VIA CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG WEBSITE
  • Photo via City of St. Petersburg website
Perpetual fountain of ridiculousness and Republican presidential contender Donald Trump graced America with more bombastic statements about Muslims on Monday, this time calling for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on," according to a campaign press release

Like the rest of us, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman apparently could not take it anymore and tweeted: 

Obviously, Kriseman was joking, as you can see by this subsequent tweet: 





Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and other Republican presidential contenders also condemned Trump's policy. 

Tags: , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 14, 2020

View more issues

Calendar

© 2020 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation