Former Democratic Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is facing a host of federal felony charges related to campaign fraud.
Back in 2018, when he was squaring off against GOP nominee Ron DeSantis, however, he was seen by some Democrats as the party’s golden child.
In fact, top party leaders including Barack Obama, Joe Biden, and Kamala Harris couldn’t wait to offer their glowing endorsements at the time.
As Fox News reported:
During an October 2018 campaign event in Tampa, Biden praised Gillum as “one of the most exciting, new, young leaders in the nation” and described the November election as “reclaiming America’s soul, for real.”
Weeks later, just days before the election, Obama delivered a speech in Miami during a campaign event for Gillum, calling