The mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, jokingly barred Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump from his city in a tweet Monday night.
"I am hereby barring Donald Trump from entering St. Petersburg until we fully understand the dangerous threat posed by all Trumps," Mayor Rick Kriseman, a Democrat, tweeted.
Despite the tweet being merely tongue-in-cheek, the Florida mayor then spent some time retweeting those who praised his viral tweet.
Even another mayor, that of Sunnyvale, California, got in on the humor, saying Kriseman is "onto something."
Kriseman's tweet came just hours after the Trump campaign released a highly controversial statement, where the real estate tycoon called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."
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