"Rock Star" Gillum wows national Democrats

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
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December 12, 2018

“He was a rock star yesterday, he’s a rock star today, and he will be a rock star in the future,” said Tom Perez, chair of the Democratic National Committee, about former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum.

Perez was introducing Gillum at a DNC finance meeting in Washington when he made the “rock star” remark, reported the POLITICO.

Even though he lost to Governor-elect Ron DeSantis (R) in the 2018 midterm elections, Gillum is a rising star in the Democratic Party, and a strong contender for his party’s presidential nomination.

Gillum is mulling over his options, as are other top name, potential Democratic presidential candidates like Texas’ Beto O’Rourke, as well as some prominent U.S. Senators like Cory Booker and Kamala Harris.

Gillum was able to energize and appeal to young voters in Florida, and if he continues pushing his Bernie Sanders-like agenda, Gillum could be in position to take the torch from the senior progressive senator from Vermont.

Expect to hear more from Gillum in the coming months. He’s appears to just be getting started.

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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist and Publisher of Floridianpress.com, Hispolitica.com, shark-tank.com, and Texaspolitics.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Follow on Twitter: @JavManjarres Email him at Diversenewmedia@gmail.com

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