- Bakari Sellers (@Bakari_Sellers) August 29, 2018To say that @AndrewGillum - Florida's first #AfricanAmerican nominee for governor - got where he did bc he "performed" better and that electing him would "monkey this up" is dogwhistle racism and defines the @GOP in the age of @realDonaldTrump - #Florida must & will reject this!
Stephen Lawson, the communications director for the DeSantis campaign, said he was referring to Gillum's policies in making the remark. But Gillum took the most liberal positions on most issues - and forcefully advocated that a genuine, progressive stance was the way for Democratic candidates to win elections. "It's very clear that Mr. DeSantis is taking a page directly from the campaign manual of Donald Trump", Gillum said.
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Trump welcomed DeSantis's victory in Florida and criticized Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, the Florida capital.
DeSantis made the comment during a Wednesday interview on Fox News.
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"That was more than a dog-whistle", said U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, a West Palm Beach Democrat. "He's an honest man and he's going to be the next governor of the state of Florida". President Trump's pick, congressman Ron DeSantis, beat the establishment favourite Adam Putnam in Tuesday night's primary for the Republican nomination.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who won Bernie Sanders' coveted seal of approval, triumphed over Gwen Graham, the daughter of a senator and former Florida governor (and a centrist Democrat), New York Magazine reports.
He then insisted it was "fair to ask" about whether President Donald Trump and his leadership over the Republican Party had a role in DeSantis's gaffe. And city hall itself has been under investigation by the FBI for corruption, although Gillum has said he is not a target of the investigation. The term has entered widespread use in American politics during the 2008 election campaign, when Hillary Clinton was accused of using coded racist language against her rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Barack Obama. So too will the state of Florida.
Gillum won every county with a major city in Florida except for St. Petersburg and Pinellas County, including huge margins in Jacksonville and victories in what was considered Levine's home base of Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
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Trump weighed in Wednesday on Twitter saying that not only did DeSantis win but that "his opponent in November is his biggest dream". Gillum called them "beneath the intelligence of Floridians". Bill Nelson. Scott had an easy win in Tuesday's GOP primary, and now he heads into an increasingly bitter - and expensive - showdown with Nelson that could play a decisive role in which party controls the Senate.