(RightIsRight.co) – He was once a rising star in the Democrat Party and almost beat Ron DeSantis in a race that would have made him the Governor of Florida. Now, he’s been arrested — again — this time for allegedly committing campaign fraud.
As the New York Post recounts in “Former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum hit with federal indictment“:
“Former Florida Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum, who was once caught in a hotel room with drugs and a male escort, has been hit with a 21-count federal indictment for fraudulent fundraising and other raps, officials said Wednesday.
“Gillum, who narrowly lost to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2018, conspired with his mentor, Sharon Lettman-Hicks, to reroute campaign contributions for personal use, federal prosecutors said.” [emphasis added]
As for Gillum’s sordid history:
“Gillum receded from the public eye after he was found with an overdosed male prostitute in a South Beach hotel room in March 2020. Married with three children, Gillum came out as bisexual after the episode.
Long considered a rising Democratic phenom in Florida, he lost to DeSantis by a razor thin margin of roughly 30,000 votes.” [emphasis added]
Gillum appeared in court today and professed his innocence even before reaching the courtroom.
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