The Democratic candidate in Florida's gubernatorial race accused his GOP opponent and President Donald Trump of trying to "undermine the FBI."
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is running against Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., in the race, told Fox News that DeSantis and Trump have teamed up in an effort to discredit what the FBI says and does.
"The difference between me and Ron DeSantis, obviously, when it comes to the FBI, is I've welcomed their investigation to get to the bottom of any corruption that might exist," said Gillum, referencing a federal probe into allegations of corruption in Tallahassee.
"In his case, he and Donald Trump have done everything that they could to undermine the FBI. That is, in my opinion, where we draw a strong difference with each other."
In response to the Tallahassee investigation, Gillum said he has done nothing wrong.
"I've got no doubt in saying that I don't expect any trouble my way because I know my conscience, I know how I vote, I know what my values and principles are," he said.
Gillum also responded to a comment DeSantis made Wednesday morning that could be skewed as racist. DeSantis said Florida voters should not "monkey this up" by accepting Gillum's agenda. Gillum is black.
"It's very clear that Mr. DeSantis is taking a page directly from the campaign manual of Donald Trump," Gillum said.
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