Cuomo to keynote event for Palm Beach Democrats

A rare campaign-style event for New York's governor.

10/1/2020 11:14:00 PM

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be the keynote speaker at a remote fundraiser for the Palm Beach County Democratic Party on Saturday. He’ll be joined by Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.), Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, and Tom Perez

A rare campaign-style event for New York's governor.

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be making one of his highest-profile political appearances of the year this weekend, and it’ll happen — virtually, at least — in Florida.Cuomo will be the keynote speaker at a remote fundraiser for the Palm Beach County Democratic Party on Saturday. He’ll be joined at the digital dais by Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.), Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, and fellow New York native Tom Perez, chair of the Democratic National Committee. Tickets range from $50 to $10,000.

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AdvertisementFlorida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo asked Cuomo to participate.“As you know, Florida is most important swing state in the nation, and deep blue [Palm Beach County] is at the epicenter,” Rizzo wrote in a September letter to Cuomo asking him to speak. “We must run up a massive margin here to help carry Florida for Joe Biden

andelect Democrats to Congress and Tallahassee."Cuomo doesn't participate in many political events outside of his own campaigns. At times during his decade in office, he has consciously avoided out-of-state events and conversations about national politics to avoid stoking rumors of presidential aspirations. He’s often dodged political questions for months, saying they should only be discussed during the height of campaign season.

His national profile and poll numbers have risen significantly since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, and he’s become a more regular critic of President Donald Trump. But the crisis also made it more difficult and unseemly to focus too much on politics — his usually massive fundraising numbers essentially

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Floridians are not fooled by trump,we are to damn old MAKE SURE TO QUARANTINE WHEN YOU GET BACK FREDO Ask him about our nursing homes KingCuomo is looking to run for higher office in the future. Why else would he be traveling to Florida on the taxpayers dime to fund raise for democrats there? He's incompetent and corrupt as they come. 🤥🤮 AndrewCuomo

Hey useless please stay there! Wooh nelly! He can go back and forth to Florida but my son couldn’t attend his father’s funeral in Ny and still can’t come here for a memorial ? KillerCuomo is a POS My husband died because of his mismanagement of covid in New York Let’s see if he quarantined himself like he orders regular people or will he use his authority to bypass it AGAIN!

Why not make Cuomo the hero face of your event while trying to convince everyone else Trump is responsible for COVID response? Makes perfect sense to me.. 😂🤪🤣 Will he Quarantine for 14 days? Perhaps retired New Yorkers in Florida can greet him with demands that he answers questions about his actions with COVID and nursing home and his lies about it since. .JaniceDean

I'd rather go to a Tijuana Donkey Show and drink tap water.

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