The moderator was listing racist comments made by David Horowitz, a far-right extremist to whom DeSantis has strong ties, having spoken at a number of his conferences. He has accepted a contribution and would not return it from someone who referred to the former president of the United States as a Muslim n****r.
Gillum slammed DeSantis for connections with racist groups:"Mr. DeSantis has spoken". "I am not going to bow down to the altar of political correctness", concluded the man who launched his campaign against a black man by urging voters not to "monkey up" the election.
The FBI is investigating whether the city directed redevelopment funds at specific projects to favor friends and acquaintances.
The Tallahassee mayor told about 500 people at Temple Kol Ami Emmanu-El near Fort Lauderdale that he will not appoint anyone who supports a boycott of Israel, and he backs funding to provide security to Jewish schools. "I'm a hard-working person, I know that may not fit your description of what you think people like me do, but I've worked hard for everything that I've gotten in my life".
Gillum claimed that he later learned that his brother swapped tickets with lobbyist Adam Corey. "I should have asked more questions to make sure that everything that had transpired was above board".
Polls show that Democrat Andrew Gillum has regularly maintained a lead over Trump-endorsed rival Ron DeSantis in the race to become Florida's next governor - and President Donald Trump is now reportedly anxious. IL shipping magnate Uihlein wrote a $500,000 check, along with $250,000 to another state committee that has in turn transferred nearly all its funding to DeSantis. "The emails and receipts released Friday as part of a supplemental records request from the Florida Commission on Ethics shows that the agent, Mike Miller, was invoiced $4,386 by 101 Restaurant and Mint Lounge, a restaurant owned by lobbyist Adam Corey at the time".
China, Japan pledge to forge closer ties
Abe made the remark while keeping in mind Chinese vessels' intrusions into Japan's territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands. Mr Abe is expected to meet with President Xi Jinping later this week in the first full-scale Sino-Japanese summit since 2011.
"If we do that, we will pull down $6 billion from the federal government that will go into this state's health care system, so we can hire more doctors, more nurses, more nurse practitioners", Gillum said.
DeSantis argued that Gillum's explanations didn't make sense - and suggested the corruption probe was hitting closer to home than Gillum cared to admit.
"He wants you to believe that he's not under investigation", said DeSantis.
Details of the investigation are not yet public but a series of subpoenas issued in 2017 did not name Gillum or implicate him in any crime. Gillum asked Corey to arrange for a room upgrade. Most of their supporters say they've made their decision, though more of Gillum's supporters say they probably won't change their minds, 87 percent, than DeSantis' supporters, 79 percent. "He lied the other day".
In fact, the text messages show, Gillum was aware that it was a contractor who provided the tickets. "But now we know that". "He got caught with his hand in the cookie jar."Mr. DeSantis called Mr. Gillum's actions "corruption" because Mr. Corey is a city vendor who received public funds to redevelop a restaurant.The newly released documents were subpoenaed by the Florida Commission on Ethics last week and made public by Mr. Corey's lawyer on Tuesday.Text messages included in the package show that Mr. Corey wrote to the mayor on August 8, 2016, about plans to attend the show in NY".