MIAMI - Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee is firing back at Norman Braman on Twitter.
Braman, a successful auto dealer and the former owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, has criticized the Dolphins for pursuing a deal with the county to fund part of the Sun Life Stadium modernization plan.
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants to use state and local dollars to help pay for $400 million worth of renovations to Sun Life Stadium.
Braman has called on legislators to defeat legislation that would make the funding possible.
Dee took to his Twitter account (@MikeDeeFins) on Tuesday night to defend the Dolphins.
Dee's first tweet read, "With the offer that is now on the table, Norman Braman is frankly irrelevant to this conversation..."
The Dolphins CEO followed up with the following tweet: "When he agrees to repay the public money he accepted for his dealership, we will be happy to acknowledge his otherwise hypocritical stance."
After several Twitter users retweeted and replied to Dee's comments, Dee posted yet another tweet about Braman.
"Thanks for the positive replies. The voters of Miami Dade County should make this decision not Norman Braman. #MiamiFirst," Dee wrote.
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