"Andrew has truly internalized the meaning of tikkun olam", Wasserman Schultz said, using a Hebrew phrase meaning "repairing the world", a concept that instructs Jewish people to do good works.
That's when the discourse between DeSantis and Gillum turned nasty.
Text messages between Gillum and former lobbyist Adam Corey, who arranged outings with undercover agents looking into city government corruption, were among more than 100 pages of records Corey gave the ethics commission, which is investigating trips to Costa Rica and NY that Gillum took in 2016... First of all, he's got neo-Nazis helping him out in the state.
And estimated 49 percent of voters support Gillum and DeSantis has 42 percent. "Even more problematic for the GOP and telling about Mayor Gillum's candidacy is that a liberal Democrat is on the plus side of a 50-47 percent split among white women". During a debate on CNN Sunday, Ron DeSantis pressed Gillum on who paid for the ticket (video below).
Gillum claimed that he later learned that his brother swapped tickets with lobbyist Adam Corey.
"But I have encouraged everyone that we have to vote, vote, vote and not be intimidated by this", she said.
"These disgusting, abhorrent robocalls represent a continuation of the ugliest, most divisive campaign in Florida's history", Gillum campaign spokesman Geoff Burgan said in a statement.
If the first debate between Florida's gubernatorial candidates was tense, their second matchup was an all-out war.
"I want to know who's doing that", DeSantis said. "In fact, we got 99 issues and Hamilton ain't one of them".
The text messages between Corey and Gillum, released after being subpoenaed by the state ethics commission, are the latest development in connection with a federal investigation into public corruption in Tallahassee.
The Democratic nominee in Florida's gubernatorial race, Andrew Gillum, failed to dismiss rumors that he is the "anti-police" candidate after saying that law enforcement officers go "too far" whenever they draw their weapons.
However, POLITICO is reporting that newly released information from Adam Corey's lawyer indicates Gillum did not pay for the accommodations. The other is a 2016 trip to Costa Rica.
According to the documents, on August 10, 2016, Corey wrote to Gillum, "Mike Miller and the crew have tickets for us to Hamilton tonight at 8 p.m".
In preparation for the NY trip, Miller texted Corey, "I have the boat lined up for the trip in August", on July 12, 2016. "Well, hello there. I is the negro Andrew Gillum and I be aksin you to make me governor of this here state of Florida".
Asked about these messages on Tuesday, Gillum insisted that while Corey had told him that Miller had the tickets, he had assumed that his brother had paid for them and that Miller was only holding the tickets. "I never thought that I would receive something like that".
The Democrat and Republican also accused each other of running divisive campaigns and lying about their records.