As a longtime advocate of Hillary Clinton’s, Bill Nelson owes Floridians an explanation as to why he has not yet condemned Clinton’s insults against his constituents. ICYMI, Clinton described Floridians and other states that voted for President Trump as “backwards,” racist, and misogynistic.
Although, we shouldn’t be too surprised Nelson has kept quiet about the insults. Check out his previous praise for his good friend Hillary:
NELSON REPRESENTS A STATE HILLARY CLINTON LOST, BUT HAS HEAPED PRAISE ON CLINTON WHO HAS BELITTLED HER CONSTITUENTS
Senator Bill Nelson Endorsed Clinton For President And Said He Was Honored To Promote Her Agenda
According To CNN, Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) Told Clinton He Was "All For Hillary" And Urged Her To Run. "Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida - Nelson reportedly called Clinton in December 2014 to urge her to run. 'It's time for a woman,' he told The Tampa Bay Times. 'I'm all for Hillary.'" (Dan Merica, "Here Are The Senators Who Have Already Endorsed Hillary Clinton," CNN , 11/10/15)
Nelson Was On Clinton's Florida Leadership Council And Said He Was "Honored To Serve" And "Promote Her Agenda." "'In support of her campaign in Florida, I am honored to serve on Hillary Clinton's Florida Leadership Team and promote her agenda to improve the lives of middle class Americans, protect our seniors and to keep us safe from terrorism threats,' said Senator Bill Nelson." (Press Release, "Clinton Campaign Announces Hillary For Florida Leadership Council," Hillary For America , Accessed 3/20/18)
Nelson Predicted That Clinton Would "Easily Win Florida." "U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said Tuesday that he believes Hillary Clinton will easily win Florida and predicted a close race for the state's other U.S. Senate seat." (Jason Ruiter, "U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson Says Hillary Clinton Will Win Florida," Orlando Sentinel , 10/25/16)
During A Campaign Rally, Nelson Said His Family "Has Been Friends With The Clinton Family Over Three Decades" And Clinton Is "The Real Deal." SEN. BILL NELSON (D-FL): "Now I would be remiss if I dint say to you that, because you've recorded me this privilege of public service, that the Nelson family has gotten to know and been friends with the Clinton family over three decades. Our daughters grew up together, and I can tell you that Hillary in private is just like you see in public, she's the real deal." (Sen. Bill Nelson, " Remarks At Vice President Joe Biden Campaign Appearance In Palm Beach Gardens, Florida ," 11/2/16)
For more on Clinton’s ridiculous remarks about Floridians and Bill Nelson’s support of Hillary, see RNC Research’s latest.
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