Ron Desantis Supporter Fired Off Racist Tweets Toward Obama

Ron Desantis Supporter Fired Off Racist Tweets Toward Obama

Ron Desantis, the Republican candidate for Florida governor, is distancing himself from an ally that’s donated 1000’s of {dollars} to his marketing campaign after racist tweets geared toward former President Barack Obama surfaced, The Hill reviews. 

Steven Alembik, a Republican donor, known as Obama the n-word and referred to him as a Muslim in a tweet that has since been deleted.

He was responding to a tweet by the Republican Nationwide Committee that mentioned, “With out a trace of irony, Obama smears President Trump’s 63 million Republican voters as divisive & resentful.”

Alembik then retweeted the RNC’s message on Sept. 8, including F–ok THE MUSLIM N—er,” per  Politico.

“We’ve mentioned it earlier than, we’ll say it once more: we adamantly denounce this type of disgusting rhetoric,” Stephen Lawson, the DeSantis marketing campaign Spokesman, instructed Politico.

Alembik admitted to Politico that he wrote the tweet out of anger, however that he isn’t a racist.

DeSantis is going through Democrat Andrew Gillum, who’s seeking to change into Florida’s first Black governor, on this yr’s elections which have already been hit with claims of racism.

Following Gillum’s Democratic Major win, DeSantis appeared on Fox Information on Aug. 29 and issued a warning to Florida voters to not “monkey this up” by voting for Gillum.

“The very last thing we have to do is to monkey this up by attempting to embrace a socialist agenda with enormous tax will increase and bankrupting the state,” DeSantis mentioned of Gillum. “That’s not going to work, that’s not going to be good for Florida, so I’m going to battle for what I imagine in.”

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