Christian Ziegler strikes defiant tone in email amid call to resign as Florida GOP chair

Posted on AllSides December 2nd, 2023
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Facing sexual assault allegations, Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler struck a defiant tone in a message to party activists Saturday framed as an "update/explanation" of the situation. Ziegler was accused by a woman he has known for 20 years of sexually assaulting her at her Sarasota apartment. He told detectives the sexual encounter was consensual, according to a search warrant affidavit. Gov. Ron DeSantis has called on the party chair to resign amid the investigation, but the email Ziegler sent to Florida GOP activists Saturday has no indication that he...

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