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Florida-elections: Who is Andrew Gillum is?
A look at Andrew ‘ Gillum, a Florida democratic candidate for Governor and the first black major-party candidate in Florida history.
A youth outreach assistant for democratic Florida gubernative candidate Andrew Gillum, has been terminated after the call for President Trump ‘ s death on Twitter, and wears a shirt calling the pro-Trump States “Dumbf–kistan.”
The employee, the 24-year-old Manny Orozco-Ballestas, a series of sexually and politically charged comments on social media in 2012 and 2013, according to fringe blogger Jacob Engels characterized the contributions.
In a 2013 post Orozco-Ballestas Trump wrote: “you must be running.” In another, he allegedly wrote, “If you are with a weight of 300 pounds+ maybe it is a good idea, you need to stop posting all that fattening food pics [Instagram]!”
But it was a Orozco-Ballestas’ own Instagram posts of the last summer-that was published, unearthed last week by Friedrich Engels, from The Tampa Bay Times — led to calls from state Republicans for his resignation.
In the post, Orozco-Ballestas is shown wearing a shirt, which is a map of the United States, with red-colored States, indicating that those who went for President Trump in the election of 2016.
On the T-shirt, a key that explains them below the map, the red States refer to “Dumbf—istan,” while the blue refers to the “United States of America.”
The Republican party of Florida immediately called for Orozco to say Ballestas’ dismissal, the post was ruthless.
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“It is incredible to me that Andrew Gillum would not only employ, but promote it on social media, a man, calling the voters” dumb f*cks ” for the choice of the Republicans,” Florida Republican party Chairman Blaise Ingoglia wrote in a statement. “It is hypocritical for Gillum, the same kind of hateful, intolerant speech, he loves to condemn.”
At the time, a spokeswoman for Gillum the times you had responded to said, the explicit T-shirt with Orozco-Ballestas, who had been on the job for less than two weeks. The campaign is not “added, that you informed, about the words of the party of trump.”
In a statement Saturday, Orozco-Ballestas, allegedly, Clinton’s, he previously worked for Hillary’s campaign, apologized to the published.
“I am ashamed, angry and disappointed in me,” he said. “I have social media for granted when I was younger, and I am now with the consequences. … What can I chirped like a immature student many years ago, a mirror is not the image of the man I am today.”
Gillum had condemned the remark, his Republican opponent Ron DeSantis last month, after they have secured that their party’s nominations in November, the election to warn voters not to “monkey this” by voting for the Democrats, black.
A Quinnipiac poll released on Wednesday Gillum, the runs showed, on a platform calling for the expansion of access to Medicare and raising the minimum wage, the development of a 9-point lead at DeSantis, 54 percent to 45 percent.
Fox News’ Stephen Sorace contributed to this report.
Gregg Re is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @gregg_re.