Allegations about former Florida GOP Governor Charlie Crist, long rumored to be gay, are emerging in a Florida Department of Law Enforcement Investigative Report in a scandal involving Republican Party Chair Jim Greer. Greer allegedly paid himself to raise money for the GOP and is set to go to trial in July.
The Crist details have emerged in discovery documents surrounding the investigation, WTSP reports:
The allegations come from Damon Chase, Jim Greer's attorney. Chase told John Morgan of Morgan and Morgan where Charlie Crist works, that if had to depose the former Governor, Crist would be embarrassed by the following issues:
- Charlie Crist is a homosexual and had homosexual relationships with at least two men who were paid to leave the state to avoid embarrassing then Governor Crist.
- Charlie Crist attempted to kiss Greer at a hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
- Governor Crist had drunken escapades and his security detail had to cover for him.
- Charlie Crist attempted to run over people while he was intoxicated and operating a golf cart.
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Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has settled with David Byrne and the Talking Heads for violating copyright laws with his unauthorized use of the song "Road to Nowhere" in a campaign ad last year attacking his U.S. Senate race opponent Marco Rubio.
As part of the settlement, Crist had to post a recorded apology on YouTube, which really makes me wish he had used a song by the Village People.
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Following the appeals court ruling earlier today which upheld an earlier ruling declaring it unconstitutional, Florida Governor Charlie Crist said the state would stop enforcing the 33-year-old ban ban on gay adoption.
The Miami Herald reports:
"Crist lauded the court ruling as ``great'' and told reporters at a 2:30 news conference he would immediately stop enforcing the ban. Crist said he wanted to confer with the adoptive father at the center of the case before deciding whether to appeal. He said, however, that he believes the state Supreme Court wouldn't overturn the court rulings."
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