Trump Calls Black Florida Governor Candidate Andrew Gillum A ‘Thief’
President Donald Trump attacked Democratic Florida governor candidate Andrew Gillum, who is black, a “thief” on Twitter.
Trump also touted the Ivy League education of Republican candidate Ron DeSantis.
Trump has often insulted black people by questioning their intelligence.
In Florida there is a choice between a Harvard/Yale educated man named @RonDeSantisFL who has been a great Congressman and will be a great Governor – and a Dem who is a thief and who is Mayor of poorly run Tallahassee, said to be one of the most corrupt cities in the Country!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 29, 2018
In response, Gillum used Trump’s tweet to get out the vote:
— Andrew Gillum (@AndrewGillum) October 29, 2018