By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The union representing the Philadelphia Fire Department voted to uphold its controversial endorsement of President Trump. By an almost two-to-one margin, Local 22 members voted by mail not to rescind their endorsement.

Earlier this month, a group of firefighters protested the endorsement of the president, saying the union ignored the concerns of African American members.

President Trump acknowledged the union’s decision, with a Tweet early Friday morning.

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