Elaine Simmons was ordered to remove her “Toot for Trump” sign in violation of county codes after someone complained.
A Florida woman who is a pro-Donald Trump sign on her property for more than a year, was ordered to remove from the board after he was changed to say that she is The Star-Spangled Banner.
Elaine Simmons, 72, Minneola, told Fox News that they have not received complaints about the sign that said, “Toot for Trump” — until about a month ago, when she edited the message to say: “Proud to be an American. We stand for the national anthem.”
Simmons most recent draw, that got attention, said: “We stand for the national anthem.”
“For me, if you can’t stand for the national anthem and the flag for which the veterans have given you freedom, then you will need to buy a one-way ticket to somewhere,” Simmons told Fox 35, Orlando.
Simmons said that after she posted a photo of her sign on Facebook, the county received a complaint and issued her a code violation notice.
“Nobody complained about it until after I… that ‘we stand for the national anthem,'” says Simmons.
Simmons added she did not know that her sign violated county codes.
Days later, Simmons’ character was destroyed with vulgar words that Trump used on a 2005 hot mic recording.
Simmons’ character was destroyed with a vulgar statement by President Trump after she posted on Facebook.
Although she cleaned up the character, Simmons said that at the end of the day, they still received a code violation and, therefore, is to take the sign down.
Simmons referred to the ordeal as a “living and learning moment,” but told Fox 35 that the fact that they had to remove her sign is “really, really sad.”
Nicole Darrah is a Breaking News Producer for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter @nicoledarrah.