DeSantis booed at vigil for victims of racist shooting in Florida

Posted on AllSides August 28th, 2023
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a GOP presidential candidate, was met with boos while speaking late Sunday at a vigil held for the three victims of a racially motivated shooting in Jacksonville.

Democratic City Councilwoman Ju’Coby Pittman, who represents the neighborhood where the shooting occurred, addressed the governor in her remarks to a crowd of about 200 people who had gathered a block from the Dollar General store where the gunman opened fire.

“Governor, I know you’re here,” Pittman said. “And you know what? I’m glad you’re here, because you can see the...

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