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Florida Democrats Respond to Senate Bill to Pay for Trump’s Legal Fees

 FDP Chair Nikki Fried says Florida Republicans are playing ‘victim-card’ for Trump at taxpayers’ expense

Republican State Senator Ileana Garcia filed a bill (SB 1740) that would authorize up to $5 million of taxpayer dollars to pay for Trump’s legal fees, endorsed by Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, Jimmy Patronis in a press release today. In response, the Florida Democratic Party issued the following statement:

“What this shows you is who the Florida GOP is loyal to, because it’s certainly not the people of Florida,” said FDP Chair Nikki Fried. “They’re quick and ready to dole out up to $5 million dollars for Trump, but have yet to put forward a solution to our property insurance and housing crisis, the 4,000-teacher shortage, or the crippling costs of healthcare because the legislature simply refuses to expand Medicaid.“Senator Garcia’s victim-card bill is a disgrace and we expect nothing less from Jimmy. This bill should inflame any Floridian who cares where their tax dollars are going.”

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