Gillum to DeSantis During Debate: ‘This is CNN, Not Fox. You Have to Bring Facts’


During a barb-filled exchange during the CNN televised Florida Governor’s Debate between Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum, Democratic Tallahassee mayor Gillum told his opponent that he had to bring his facts because it was not Fox News.

DeSantis started by saying that one of the problems Gillum has is that he is presiding “over a city that’s out of control in terms of crime. When you have the record number of murders, in fact, the guy running to succeed him as mayor was his former chief of staff and he’s sending out literature to voters saying most murders in history last year, something needs to change.”

He added: “Andrew couldn’t keep Tallahassee safe, he’s not the guy to keep Florida families safe.”

“Ron is being Don, and that’s Donald Trump, neglecting all sense of reason and facts,” Gillum replied.  “I preside over a city that’s experiencing a five-year low in our crime rate on trajectory to be at a 20-year low in our crime rate.”

Then he said this: “This is CNN, not Fox. You have  to bring facts to the conversation.”

Watch above, via CNN

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