Back in November, Mayor Andrew Gillum made national news by telling the Tallahassee Democrat that Tallahassee would continue to be a safe haven for Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks. The Mayor also made an appearance on CNN to reiterate his position. And while some were concerned about terrorists traveling and entering […]
Mayor Andrew Gillum’s recent public positions on a number of national issues including Ban the Box and the Syrian Refugees, coupled with a recent interview with CNN host Van Jones in Jacksonville and his live interview on CNN last week, appears to be a well calculated media strategy that could lead to a run for […]
On Thursday of last week, US Representative Gwen Graham and 46 other Democrats voted with Republicans to pass a bill which would require additional levels of certification for Syrian refugees. The issue is pitting select Democrats against President Obama at the national level and having ramifications here in Tallahassee. Politico reported that Democrats met with […]
BREAKING NEWS: Mayor Gillum Appears Live on CNN, Takes Tallahassee National with Syrian Refugee Issue
Mayor Andrew Gillum appeared live on CNN this morning to talk about his position, or the City of Tallahassee’s position, he did not delineate, on the Syrian refugee issue. See the full interview here. We will have more on this story later this weekend.