Trump’s baby blimp arrives in Florida for Mar-a-Lago protest

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One of six blimps depicting President Trump as a baby arrived in West Palm Beach, Fla., Saturday, where it was flown at a rally in support of increased federal aid for Puerto Rico storm victims.

The blimp, one of six styled in the “Trump Baby” style flown during the president’s visit to London, was shown on video being inflated outside a rally attended by hundreds of protesters.

NBC News affiliate WPTV reported the rally near Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort property was attended by Florida Democrats including a surprise showing from Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D), the party’s gubernatorial nominee.

The rally was not previously on Gillum’s schedule, WPTV reported.

{mosads}Ignoring the nearby blimp, Gillum focused his remarks on Puerto Rico, urging federal agencies to continue recovery efforts on the island where nearly 3,000 people died after a pair of hurricanes last year, according to updated estimates.

“I want to remind this country to do right by the people of this country,” Gillum told the crowd, according to WPTV.

Gillum is facing former Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis (R) for the governor’s mansion in November, and led his Republican challenger by 6 points in a poll released earlier this week.

Activists went viral in July of this year ahead of Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom after announcing that they planned to fly the blimp during massive protests occurring in London during the president’s trip.

Two of the “Trump Baby” blimps arrived in New Jersey last month, where activists plan to fly them outside the president’s resort in Bedminster.

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