Gillum Surrogates Proud to Stand with Him as Primary Heats Up

Gillum Surrogates Proud to Stand with Him as Primary Heats Up

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.The Andrew Gillum for Governor campaign released the following statements today:

“Floridians deserve a Governor who stands boldly and answers for his record consistently and with conviction. What matters most is each candidate’s record and vision, and I’m proud to stand with Mayor Andrew Gillum, who has the progressive record and vision for Florida that will benefit us all.” — Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala

“I’ve known Mayor Gillum for more than a decade and he shares the values we need our next Governor to have. Every candidate in this race should stand up for their record just like he has.” — Rep. Loranne Ausley


Key Points on Gwen Graham’s Record:

Graham Voted to Make Employer-Based Health Care More Difficult to Get. Gwen Graham co-sponsored HR 30, the Save American Workers Act of 2015. The bill was originally sponsored by Indiana Republican Todd Young. The bill changes the amount of hours someone has to work to qualify for Obamacare from 30 to 40. [House of Representatives Clerk, 1/2015]

Graham Said Democrats “Bit Off More Than They Could Chew” With Obamacare. As a candidate for Congress, Graham criticized Democrats and Obamacare and said during a 2014 debate against Rep. Steve Southerland that “Democrats bit off more than they could chew.” [C-SPAN, 9/2014]

Graham Voted For The Keystone XL Pipeline In Congress. “As a member of Congress in 2015 and 2016, Graham voted for the pipeline. She explained Wednesday that she concluded that the oil was going to be drilled no matter what.” [Sun Sentinel, 5/2018]

Graham Voted With The Big Banks. H.R. 37 would have amended the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. President Obama had signed Dodd-Frank into law in 2010. [House of Representatives Clerk, 1/2015]