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Uniformed Miami Cop Spotted Wearing Pro-Trump Mask Near Voting Site Will Be Disciplined

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Steve Simeonidis
A Miami police officer spotted at Government Center and wearing a pro-Trump mask will be disciplined, Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina said Tuesday.

A uniformed Miami police officer was photographed sporting a protective mask with a pro-Trump slogan at a voting site in Government Center Tuesday morning.

The backlash from his department was swift. Miami’s police chief, shown the photo posted on social media, said Officer Daniel Ubeda would be disciplined, though exactly how had not been determined.

Whether Ubeda was working or on his way to vote himself wasn’t immediately clear. But this was: His timing was particularly bad. The person who saw and photographed him was Steve Simeonidis, chairman of the Miami-Dade Democratic party.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.