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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.
The Republican party of Florida (RPOF) this week called on democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum fire a member of staff, directed a shirt wore, an insult to the Americans who voted for President trump in the election of 2016.
Manny Orozco-Ballestas, the campaign outreach is the Director of the youth, a photo posted on his Instagram last summer, show him wearing a T-shirt depicting the 2016 electoral map, the Tampa Bay Times reported. The paper published the photo, says in the letter that the blue States to form “The United States of America”, while the red States are called “Dumbf—istan.”
“It is incredible to me that Andrew Gillum would not only employ, but promote it on social media, a man, calling the voters” stupid f—-‘ for the choice of the Republicans,” RPOF President Blaise Ingoglia said in a press release.
“It is incredible to me that Andrew Gillum would not only employ, but promote it on social media, a man, calling the voters” stupid f—-‘ for the choice of the Republicans.”
– Blaise Ingoglia, RPOF Chairman
Ingoglia asked Gillum to apologize and fire Orozco-Ballestas, calling it “hypocritical” for the candidacy to support the kind of hateful and terminate intolerant speech “, which he likes.”
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 spokeswoman for Gillum said, the times, they had addressed the explicit T-shirt with Orozco-Ballestas, not “add that they are taught about words, the party of trump.”
“The anti-Trump-shirt he wore before he was hired, was not funny or in any way in connection with our campaign and we have raised that with him,” spokeswoman Carlie Waibel, the paper said.
The photo, allegedly, Orozco-Ballestas’ Instagram account has been removed.
A Quinnipiac poll released on Wednesday Gillum showed development to a 9-point lead at DeSantis, 54 percent to 45 percent.