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DeSantis’ ‘drain the swamp’ mailer features a Trump thumbs-up

The GOP candidate for governor takes aim at the "Clinton/Crist/Soros Democrat machine."
Photo from Ron DeSantis' campaign mailer.
Photo from Ron DeSantis' campaign mailer.
Published May 30, 2018|Updated May 30, 2018

In a mailing to Republican voters in Florida, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis calls the support of President Donald J. Trump "a badge of honor."

As part of a pitch for $3,000 donations to his campaign, the Palm Coast congressman is seen standing next to the president, who's making a thumbs-up gesture as both men's wives look on.

DeSantis' campaign says the photo was taken last year on the day of the annual congressional picnic for House members.

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The new mailer drops amid media reports that Trump is facing pressure to avoid taking sides in the race between DeSantis and two-term Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam.

DeSantis tells voters he needs money to fight the "Clinton/Crist/Soros Democrat machine" and that he'll "drain the swamp in Tallahassee."

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