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Federal prosecutors move to drop charges against former DeSantis opponent Andrew Gillum

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2023
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Federal prosecutors asked the court to dismiss an indictment against former Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, a Democrat who lost to Gov. Ron DeSantis in Florida's 2018 gubernatorial election. The government "respectfully moves that this court dismiss the indictment against the Defendants Andrew Gillum and Sharon Lettman-Hicks," prosecutors wrote in a filing Monday, according to The Tallahassee Democrat. The pair were charged last year with 21 counts including wire fraud and making false statements to the FBI. Following a nearly three-week trial, jurors earlier this month acquitted Gillum on one charge...

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