Florida man labels boat ‘TRUMP’ after blocked from flying Trump flag on dock

A Florida boat owner had a quick reply recently after the management of the community where he lives wouldn’t let him fly a “Trump” flag at the end of his dock.

Carlos Gavidia of Jupiter got a star-spangled wrapping around the outside of his boat, with the name “TRUMP” in capital letters along the side.

Some friends shot video of Gavidia showing off the new design — and President Trump responded.

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“Very cool,” the president wrote Saturday. “Please thank him!”

In his own Twitter message, Gavidia seemed surprised by the attention.

“Omg this is me!!! #MAGA,” he wrote, after the president’s son, Eric Trump, retweeted the video earlier this month.

Gavidia was not alone in facing resistance when trying to display the Trump name.

In February, a U.S. Navy veteran, also in Florida, had his “Trump 2020” flag stolen from his front yard.

“I felt violated,” Lendon Bendix said on “Fox & Friends First” soon after.

Last December, the Florida parents of a 14-year-old boy claimed their son was attacked by schoolmates for having worn a “Make America Great Again” cap the previous day.

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“It’s bullying as well as an attack on our rights of Free Speech provided by the First Amendment!” the family’s attorney wrote on Twitter.

Last September, a North Carolina high school canceled a football game for safety reasons just days after some cheerleaders were suspended for displaying a Trump banner.

Last summer, a New Jersey man said he was beaten by a group of teens for wearing a “Make America Great Again” cap.

Fox News’ Talia Kaplan and Louis Casiano contributed to this story.

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