Florida’s GOP gubernatorial nominee says a vote for his black opponent would ‘monkey this up’

Washington (CNN)Fresh off his victory in the Florida Republican gubernatorial primary, Rep. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday that voters would “monkey this up” if they elected his African-American Democratic opponent, Andrew Gillum, to be governor, immediately drawing accusations of racism. “Well, I’ll try to be articulate, Chris,” Gillum told Chris Cuomo…

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