DeSantis says synagogue shooter needs “swift” death
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DeSantis says synagogue shooter needs “swift” death

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A day after the deadliest attack against the Jewish community in the United States, reporters caught up with Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, asking him his thoughts on the tragic shooting.

DeSantis says he has “always supported special funding for Jewish day schools” to prevent incidents like the one that occurred at the Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

“If you look at the most recent statistics with the FBI, the religiously motivated crime is a majority of that is directed against Jews,” said Desantis, adding that “there is a sick element that specifically targets Jews.”

He is an absolute evil man. He needs a swift death penalty, that is what the death penalty is for.”-Ron DeSantis

DeSantis’ Democratic gubernatorial opponent Gillum also condemned the attack when he addressed a “Muslim event” Saturday night.

Gillum said that the Muslim community needed to “stand in solidarity with the Jewish community.”

The attack left 11 dead and four police officers wounded.

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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is an award-winning South Florida-based political journalist who owns and manages Diverse New Media, Corp and Shark Tank Media, LLc. Under the Diverse New Media umbrella, he writes, manages, and publishes Floridianpress.com, Hispolitica.com, and JudicialPost.com, in addition to publishing the conservative website, Shark-Tank.com, which can be found under Shark Tank Media, LLc. During the 2018 election cycle, he ran and lost the primary race for congress in Florida’s 22nd congressional district. He is Republican. He and his fiancé Michelle have two small children. He enjoys soccer, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. Email him at [email protected]

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