Florida Republican House candidate snubs Trump rally

Florida Republican House candidate snubs Trump rally

By Marc Caputo (Politico) –

President Donald Trump’s political team wanted to rally in Florida next week beside Ron DeSantis, the Republican nominee for governor, and the Republican who hopes to succeed him in the House.

But sources familiar with the talks say the congressional candidate, Michael Waltz, declined amid concerns about the risks of publicly stumping with Trump, and instead wanted the president to headline a private fundraiser in his central Florida-based district.

Both prospective events fell through in the end.

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