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Ccarmona

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Thu Aug 30, 2018, 02:16 PM Aug 2018

Florida GOP Nominee Just Resigned as an Admin to a Racist Facebook Group [View all]

Florida’s Republican nominee for governor, Rep. Ron DeSantis, quit his role as an administrator for a racist, Islamophobic, and conspiratorial Facebook group Wednesday, shortly after media outlets reported his affiliation with the group.

DeSantis was one of 52 administrators and moderators of the “Tea Party” group (which is not affiliated with the official Tea Party Patriots), including former Arizona Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward and Virginia GOP Senate candidate Corey Stewart, both of whom still serve as admins. The group’s admins also include notorious anti-Muslim activist Pamela Geller.

The whole story:

https://thinkprogress.org/florida-gop-gubernatorial-nominee-ron-desantis-admin-racist-anti-muslim-facebook-group-6e6d527c6fc2/

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