90 Miles From Tyranny : Florida Democrat Running For Governor Caught Taking Bribes From Covert FBI Agents

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Florida Democrat Running For Governor Caught Taking Bribes From Covert FBI Agents

Democrat Mayor Andrew Gillum took bribes from FBI agents posing as two men 'looking for a dirty deal'
Florida Democrat, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, has been caught accepting bribes from two undercover FBI agents.According to a bombshell trove of newly discovered records, Gillum accepted Broadway show tickets from the agents investigating city corruption, one of whom was posing as a developer.

During a 2016 trip to New York City to see the musical Hamilton, Gillum also allowed the agents - who were claiming to be "looking for a dirty deal in the city" - pay for his luxury hotel room.The release of the records raises new questions just two weeks before the Nov. 6 election for Florida governor as Gillum prepares to go up against Republican Ron DeSantis.  

Democrat Mayor Andrew Gillum took bribes from FBI agents posing as two men 'looking for a dirty deal' According to the Tampa Bay Times, among the records released Tuesday: photos, a video and dozens of text messages between Gillum, who is the Democratic nominee for governor, former lobbyist Adam Corey, and an undercover FBI agent.

They appear to contradict Gillum's explanation for the expenses, which have been made a major issue by his Republican rival, Ron DeSantis.Gillum's campaign has maintained — and continued to do so Tuesday after the records were released — that Gillum's brother, Marcus, handed him the ticket the night of the show. But text messages at the time of the trip show Gillum was told the tickets came from "Mike Miller," an FBI agent looking into city corruption who was posing as a developer."Mike Miller and the crew have tickets for us for Hamilton tonight at 8 p.m.," Corey texted Gillum on Aug. 10, 2016.

 "Awesome news about Hamilton," Gillum replied, according to the records.The campaign has not said how Marcus Gillum, who lives in Chicago, came by such a sought-after Broadway ticket, or whether Andrew Gillum asked...


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