Gillum On DeSantis: ‘I Am Simply Saying The Racists Believe He Is A Racist’

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October 25, 2018 8:46 am
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In an often contentious final gubernatorial debate, Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum and Republican candidate Ron DeSantis squared off, with Gillum’s remarks hitting a crescendo on the topic of race.

“He has neo-Nazis helping him out in the state. He has spoken at racist conferences,” Gillum said. “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 [spelled-out N-word].”

“I’m not calling Mr. DeSantis a racist,” Gillum finished. “I’m simply saying that the racists believe he is a racist.”

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