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USA: Baby Trump balloon punctures president's immigration talk in San Diego02:58

USA: Baby Trump balloon punctures president's immigration talk in San Diego

United States, San Diego, CA
November 4, 2018 at 05:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

A balloon mocking US President Donald Trump took flight over San Diego on Saturday.

The stunt follows Trump's decision to send troops to the southern border to stop a caravan of migrants from Central America.

The balloon, which was first used during the president's visit to the UK, depicts Trump as a nappy-clad, orange baby with disproportionately small hands and an angry face.

William Johnson, from organisers Backbone San Diego, said the balloon was a gift from a "generous donor".

"He is not the 'original' baby, there are seven of them here in the United States and Backbone owns one of them. It's the same dimensions, it's made in the same factory, the only difference is the face," Johnson explained.

USA: Baby Trump balloon punctures president's immigration talk in San Diego02:58
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A balloon mocking US President Donald Trump took flight over San Diego on Saturday.

The stunt follows Trump's decision to send troops to the southern border to stop a caravan of migrants from Central America.

The balloon, which was first used during the president's visit to the UK, depicts Trump as a nappy-clad, orange baby with disproportionately small hands and an angry face.

William Johnson, from organisers Backbone San Diego, said the balloon was a gift from a "generous donor".

"He is not the 'original' baby, there are seven of them here in the United States and Backbone owns one of them. It's the same dimensions, it's made in the same factory, the only difference is the face," Johnson explained.

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