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King Hires Obama, Crist Staffers

Gillum sent an invitation to a political fundraiser with a system purchased with government funds.

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Zach C. Cohen
March 31, 2017, 10:57 a.m.

Or­lando in­vestor Chris King (D) hired “sev­er­al key staffers, in­clud­ing” Rep. Charlie Crist’s (D) “2014 gubernat­ori­al cam­paign man­ager Omar Khan and sev­er­al oth­er Barack Obama cam­paign alumni, Jeremy Bird, Hari Sevugan, Larry Girso­lano and Isaac Baker.” (Flor­ida Polit­ics)

FULL NEL­SON. “An­oth­er overtly polit­ic­al email sent from” Tal­l­a­hassee May­or An­drew Gil­lum’s (D) “of­fice has sur­faced, this time in­vit­ing people to a fun­draiser in Tal­l­a­hassee for the Flor­ida Demo­crat­ic Party … at the home of then party chair Al­lis­on Tant.” Sen. Bill Nel­son (D) “was the spe­cial guest; the event was chaired by Gil­lum, then vice chair of the state party. Tick­ets were avail­able at vari­ous spon­sor­ship levels, from $50 up to $1,000.” (Tal­l­a­hassee Demo­crat)

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