DeSantis rips indicted former rival Andrew Gillum, says he had a lot of issues 'under the hood'

DeSantis rips indicted former rival Andrew Gillum, says he had a lot of issues 'under the hood'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis blasted his former political rival Andrew Gillum Thursday, saying the newly indicted politico was given pampered coverage during 2018 gubernatorial contest despite having “issues under the hood.” “I would ask a lot of the media that propped him up whether they have any type of mea culpa on that,” he said after being asked about the charges at an unrelated press conference. “There were clearly a lot of issues there. If you looked under the hood you saw it.” Gillum and an associate were hit with a 21-count federal indictment Wednesday charging them with misuse of campaign contributions. Gillum, the former Tallahassee mayor, and Sharon Lettman-Hicks allegedly rerouted donations to personal accounts and disguised them as payroll payments, federal prosecutors said. Gillum faces up to 20 …
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