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Florida man accused of threatening to kill Donald Trump on Twitter

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A Florida man was being held in jail on Wednesday after police said he threatened in a video message on Twitter to kill President-elect Donald Trump.

Dominic Joseph Puopolo confessed to Miami Beach police detectives that he made the online threat on Monday, according to an arrest report provided by police.

Officers arrested Puopolo after he left a sandwich shop on Tuesday, his 51st birthday, police records show. Puopolo, who said he was disabled and homeless, was charged with threatening to harm a public servant.

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A Miami-Dade judge on Wednesday ordered a mental evaluation for Puopolo before a bond decision is made, the Sun Sentinel newspaper reported.

Jail records did not list a lawyer for Puopolo.

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