Mom Eyed After Kicking Out Son Who Voted for Trump in Elementary School Election

A young boy is seen in video walking down the sidewalk pulling his suitcase after his mother reportedly kicked him out for voting for Donald Trump in a mock school election. 
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A young boy is seen in video walking down the sidewalk pulling his suitcase after his mother reportedly kicked him out for voting for Donald Trump in a mock school election.
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A Houston mother is under investigation after posting a video showing her kicking out her young son because he voted for Donald Trump during a mock election at his elementary school, KHOU reports.

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The video went viral, with commenters criticizing the mother for her actions and saying she should be in jail.

“I can’t believe a mother would go against her son like that and put her kid through that much trauma. That’s awful,” a neighbor, Mike Terry, told the news station.

At the beginning of the video, the mom can be heard telling the boy, “Since you voted for Trump, you can get your [s—t] and get out.

“Uh-uh, the suitcase is packed by the door,” she adds as the boy begins to cry. “We don’t do Donald Trump here.”

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The mother repeatedly tells the boy to get his suitcase and get out as he wails and begs his mother to stay. Once outside, the woman makes the boy hold a sign saying, “My mom kicked me out because I voted for Donald Trump.”

As the child walks down the sidewalk, the woman can be heard saying, “Bye, Donald Trump lover.”

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Later on in the video, the woman asks the child why he voted for Trump.

“Because I see him on TV a lot,” the child responds.

“Boy, bye,” his mother scoffs at him. “Well, I hope you find another TV to see him on ‘cause this is gonna be your new home.”

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Detectives said the mother told them she was just trying to make a joke. And while investigators acknowledge that the video is disturbing, there is no evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

According to KHOU, a detective met with the family and said that the boy appears to be OK. The mother, the detective added, also apologized for the video.

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Update: 5/5/20, 2:24 p.m. ET: This story has been updated to remove broken and nonexistent URLs, as well as a broken video player.

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