State Sen. Aaron Bean demanded on Friday a federal and state probe into false claims made by an opponent in the Republican Primary race in Florida’s 4th Congressional District.
Candidate Erick Aguilar, as first reported by POLITICO Florida, was removed from the Republican fundraising platform WinRed after revelations that he had been appropriating the identities of national Republicans like Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis in pursuit of small-dollar donations.
The gambit worked. Aguilar has reported raising over $1 million for this race, with donations from around the country amounting a big chunk of that sum. But as POLITICO Florida noted, many of the donors
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