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Puerto Rican Leaders Stand by Ron DeSantis, Rebuke Gillum’s Far-Left Agenda

TAMPA, Fla. – Today, leaders of the Puerto Rican community, both on the island and in Florida, reaffirmed their support for Ron DeSantis as the strongest ally of the Puerto Rican community and rebuked Andrew Gillum’s failed big government proposals that would set back families across our state:

Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón

“I’m proud to stand by Ron DeSantis as the best choice for Governor of Florida. Ron has always been a true friend and a strong ally of the Puerto Rican community both on the island and in the Sunshine State. As Governor, he will be a champion of our community – especially for those who have recently arrived in Florida. I’m confident that under his leadership, our community will have more economic and educational opportunities across the board. The fact is, Andrew Gillum has done nothing for the island of Puerto Rico and now that he’s running for Governor he’s trying to score quick political points with our community. Unfortunately for him, voters will see right through it.”

State Representative Bob Cortes

“Ron DeSantis, Governor Scott and I have always stood for the Puerto Rican community and championed the issues that matter to boricuas. We have a clear choice in this election – Ron and I stand for more economic opportunity and better education for our children, while Andrew Gillum supports bigger government, higher taxes and less opportunities for our families. I’m proud to reaffirm my belief that Ron DeSantis is not only the best choice for Governor of Florida, but the strongest ally of the Puerto Rican community on the ballot.” 

State Representative David Santiago 

“Andrew Gillum and his big government agenda would be a disaster for Florida and for the Puerto Rican community as a whole. He’s done next to nothing for our community and provided no leadership for our state. Governor Ron DeSantis will grow jobs, empower parents to make the best educational decision for their children and stand by the Puerto Rican community, both on the island and in our state.”

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