He has served as the 46th governor of Florida since , and he represented Florida's 6th congressional district in Congress from to Navy JAG. DeSantis was a candidate in Florida's U. Senate election , but withdrew when incumbent senator Marco Rubio announced that he would seek reelection. DeSantis then opted to run for re-election to his U. House seat and was re-elected in November 2 An ally of President Donald Trump, DeSantis made frequent criticisms of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the election, urging Trump to shut down or significantly limit the investigation and "suggesting agents should have briefed the Trump campaign about their efforts to investigate certain aides.
Gay Rights Hit Home for Florida Gubernatorial Candidates
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As of the elections, the legislatures of 46 states have had at least one openly LGBT member; the first out person to serve in each of those states is listed here. The first openly gay judge in the United States was Stephen M. In , Thomas R. Chiola became the first openly gay judge in Illinois and the first openly gay elected official in Illinois when voters elected him to the Circuit Court of Cook County. Deborah A.
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During pride month, Florida politicians love talking about their passion for equality. And guys like Gov. At Trinity Christian Academy in Volusia County, the school provides a list of sentences students are not allowed to utter. Also to be clear: Any church or individual is, of course, free to think LGBT citizens are sinners unfit to walk or learn alongside them.
Allegations surfaced on Friday that former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist paid two men to conceal gay affairs. Controversy swirling around the connection between Greer and Crist is nothing new.