Democratic candidate for Florida Governor, Andrew Gillum went after his Republican challenger Ron DeSantis at a debate last night, after DeSantis got defensive about questions regarding his speaking engagements at far-right conferences and his acceptance of a donation from a man who leveled a racist slur against former President Obama:
Andrew Gillum goes after Ron DeSantis for his "racist" supporters
"As my grandmother used to say, 'A hit dog will holler.' And it hollered through this room. Mr. DeSantis has spoken. First of all, he’s got neo-Nazis helping him out in the state. He has spoken at racist conferences. He’s accepted a contribution and would not return it from someone who referred to the former president of the United States as a Muslim n*****. When asked to return that money, he said no. He’s using that money to now fund negative ads.
Now, I’m not calling Mr. Desantis a racist. I’m simply saying the racists believe he’s a racist."
— Andrew Gillum