A Florida man commanded a plane on Wednesday to pull a banner from the sky with the message ‘Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha’ and fly over Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home as supporters of the former president scrambled gathered outside to protest this week’s FBI raid. of the House.
Miami resident Thomas Kennedy told USA TODAY on Thursday that he and a handful of friends paid $1,800 to fly the banner for four hours on Wednesday near Trump’s Palm Beach estate.
“We thought it would be funny,” said Kennedy, a self-proclaimed Trump critic and Democratic activist. “From our perspective, Trump is a tyrant and we wanted to give him a taste of his own medicine.”
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“We got a little message on Mar-a-Lago for Trump and the losers gathered there,” he said. posted on Twitter as the plane hovered above him in the sky.
Kennedy, 31, said the message was for both Trump and his supporters who had gathered near the estate for a third day this week.
“My message would be to do something better with your time,” said Kennedy, a Democratic National Committee member from Florida. “I would do it again. One hundred percent.”
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Officers searched Trump’s residence and safe on Monday in what sources familiar with the matter told USA TODAY is an investigation related to Trump’s removal of classified White House documents when he left office. .
Officials said Trump stored the recordings at Mar-a-Lago for up to a year, a potentially serious violation of the law if the recordings were classified.
Trump denounced the investigation saying he had the right to take the records and called the action a “witch hunt”. However, Trump appointed current FBI Director Christopher Wray during his presidency.