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John Morgan compares Andrew Gillum to Bernie Madoff as campaign donation feud continues

Orlando attorney John Morgan compared former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum to infamous con man Bernie Madoff on Monday, calling Gillum’s new nonprofit a “political Ponzi scheme” as he continued an increasingly bitter feud that exploded onto Twitter over the weekend. Gillum’s group responded that “false attacks” on the former Democratic gubernatorial candidate’s integrity “accomplish nothing…
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Lawsuit? Twitter tensions boil over between Andrew Gillum, John Morgan

Over the weekend, it was “Sunday Bloody Sunday” on Twitter, highlighted by the threat of a lawsuit against the 2018 Democratic candidate for Florida Governor. That threat came from one of his leading donors. In recent months, attorney John Morgan has been increasingly outspoken over how Andrew Gillum‘s campaign handled political donations. Specifically, not spending roughly $3.5 million it…
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Money Continues Flowing To Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum Committee

Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum’s political committee, Forward Florida, which is playing a key role in Gillum’s voter-registration drive, received nearly $370,000 in May, according to a campaign finance report filed Monday. Most of the contributions came in small-dollar amounts, ranging from $3 to $50. But big donors also dropped checks in May, including…
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Federal subpoena demands records on Andrew Gillum and his campaign for governor

Andrew Gillum is a focal point of a recently issued federal grand jury subpoena that demands information on the former Democratic candidate for governor, his campaign, his political committee, a wealthy donor, a charity he worked for and a former employer. The subpoena, obtained by the Tampa Bay Times and previously unreported, could reflect a new level…
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Gillum caught misusing campaign money?

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Former Democratic Gubernatorial candidate and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has been issued subpoenas by the FBI according to the Tampa Bay Times, which obtained the documents. While Gillum’s opponents have said the subpoenas are further evidence of corruption in the Gillum campaign, Gillum’s attorney said it’s more likely an attempt at a…
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Ethics Panel moving forward on Andrew Gillum’s corruption

MIAMI, FLORIDA — After a settlement was reached last month, the Florida Commission on Ethics is scheduled June 7 to again take up a case involving 2018 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum. The commission on Wednesday released an agenda for the meeting, which will include numerous cases from across the state. In January, the commission…
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Gillum called-out by Florida campaign donor for unspent campaign money

TALLAHASSEE — An influential Florida donor took shots on Thursday at Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum for leaving millions of dollars in the bank ahead of his narrow loss last November to eventual winner Ron DeSantis. John Morgan, a well-known Orlando trial attorney who successfully backed an initiative to legalize medical marijuana, chided Gillum on…
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Andrew Gillum’s Corruptions Strikes the Supreme Court

ndrew Gillum won’t be joining the crowded field of contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, but that does not mean that he has gone to the sidelines. The Floridian, who narrowly lost a tight race for governor of the nation’s third-largest state in 2018, is preparing to take the lead in shaping a vital discussion in…
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Democrats Abrams, Gillum question outcomes of 2018 gubernatorial races

Former Democratic gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum this week questioned the outcomes of their 2018 gubernatorial races — suggesting that they, rather than their Republican opponents, should be in the governor seats. Gillum, the former mayor of Tallahassee who lost to now-Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in the state’s gubernatorial race in November, hinted on HBO’s “Real Time with…
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Andrew Gillum rebuked by ethics panel for ‘less than credibly reasonable judgment’

JACKSONVILLE — Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum “should have known better” than to take a trip to Costa Rica with a lobbyist and his clients, a prosecutor for Florida’s ethics commission told commissioners in a scathing report last week. In recommending commissioners pursue ethics allegations against the former Democratic nominee for governor, Elizabeth Miller said…
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