Andrew Gillum: Savior of Florida or Just Another Corrupt Politician?

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Gillum then called DeSantis a liar, and DeSantis called Gillum corrupt, pointing at Broadway tickets to "Hamilton" that were supplied by an undercover FBI agent investigating corruption at Tallahassee City Hall.

Gillum's campaign later said that the candidate got the ticket from his brother Marcus, who had swapped a JayZ concert ticket for it. He accepted a contribution and would not return it from a someone who referred to the former president of the United States as a Muslim n--. And Gillum added that DeSantis had been endorsed by President Donald Trump. "As I mentioned, it was a bit higher than I expected because of some last minute attendees so let me know what you would like to cover and I'll handle the rest".

"Well, hello there. I is the negro Andrew Gillum and I'll be askin' you to make me governor of this here state of Florida", the voice says.

"I should have asked more questions to make sure everything that has transpired was aboveboard", he said. "No", he said. "I'm for police accountability, but law enforcement society can not work, and, quite frankly, law enforcement can not do its job if it does not have a trusting relationship with the community".

In a statement issued Monday morning, Trump called Gillum "a thief" who is "Mayor of poorly run Tallahassee, said to be one of the most corrupt cities in the Country!"

Gillum slammed DeSantis for connections with racist groups:"Mr. DeSantis has spoken".

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In the brief moments when the candidates spoke about political issues, rather than each-other, it revealed stark differences in their platforms.

Also in attendance at Sunday's rally were local Democratic leaders and candidates in the November election, including Nancy Soderberg, running for U.S. Congress in Florida's 6th district; Ges Selmont, seeking to represent the 4th U.S. Congressional District; and Jamie Perkins, challenging incumbent Cyndi Stevenson for the 17th district of the state House of Representatives. The bill was for an April 2016 reception on behalf of Gillum's political committee that featured filet mignon, salmon mousse canapes, strawberry shortcake and an open bar. "He wants you to believe that he is not under investigation".

Gillum defended his proposal to raise corporate income taxes. "I'm simply saying the racists believe he's a racist". DeSantis said it will hurt the economy and jobs. It will be a historic mistake'.

Gillum also spoke about protecting the environment and Amendment 4, which would allow former felons to vote in Florida if the measure passes on November 6. Gillum said he would push for an expansion of Medicaid to bring 800,000 low-income Floridians into the program. State prison. Are you going to hand them over to ICE or not?' he said. "Florida, go vote today".

Korge said there are more than 400 people scheduled to attend a Thursday fundraiser at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, and that excitement hasn't waned. Some people lost access, ' DeSantis said.