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Six Cuban refugees, including one pregnant woman, were kissing ground after they bypassed the Coast Guard and reached U.S. shores.
Upon their arrival, the group was greeted by Americans who showered them with food and gifts including one that didn’t seem appreciated.
A white “Make America Great Again” hat can be seen on one of the five men who were in the boat ironically named after President Obama.
FLORIDA MAN gives Donald Trump hat to Cuban migrant who arrived in Fort Lauderdale today pic.twitter.com/6XbXYu3mQA
— Joel Franco (@OfficialJoelF) June 7, 2016
Cuban migrants in a boat named after Obama landed in FL today. Then someone gave them a Make America Great Again cap https://t.co/xcpX4wHXvs
— Jaweed Kaleem (@jaweedkaleem) June 7, 2016
As Twitchy noted, later pictures of the migrants showed the man wearing the Trump hat turned inside out.
Pregnant migrant, 5 others come ashore in Broward: Six Cuban refugees, including a pregnant woman, reached sh… https://t.co/SihQHjadtM
— Bradenton Herald (@bradentonherald) June 7, 2016
Here’s another shot from the CBS Miami:
Without much information on the migrants, it’s hard to know why the hat was turned inside-out, but the name of the makeshift boat may help dispel some mystery.
Cubans reach Florida in boat named for ‘tremendous’ Obama: LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA, Fla. (AP) — A group of Cuba… https://t.co/zqiY9geeYE
— Denise Taylor (@dentay85) June 7, 2016
It is expected that migrants will be able to stay, according to the “wet foot, dry foot” policy.
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