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Florida Democrats Crowdfund Nearly $4,000 in 20 Hours to Bring the Baby Trump Balloon to Florida

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Florida Dems will welcome Trump to Florida Tuesday with Baby Trump Balloon.

In advance of Donald Trump's November 26 rally in Sunrise, Florida, Democratic activists raised more than $3,700 in just 20 hours from 163 donors via a GoFundMe crowdfunding page to bring the Baby Trump balloon to Florida. The average donation was less than $23.

Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, stated it was a sign of the passion Democratic activists have to take on Trump in 2020:

"This is a sign of Trump's weakness in Florida. Democratic activists in Florida are fired up to send Trump packing in 2020. They are raising funds for a counter-protest, registering voters, knocking on doors, and volunteering with the party at unprecedented levels. Trump may have moved to Florida expecting to be greeted with a red carpet, but instead, he is being greeted with a retirement party."

Florida Democrats are organizing a counter Rally to Defeat Trump on Tuesday where they plan to fly the balloon. Florida Democrats received a boost on social media from Bette Midler and social media influencers spreading the GoFundMe page far and wide. Overall, GoFundMe reported that the page had been shared nearly 2,000 times.