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 higher office.
POLITICOFLORIDA is reporting that Gillum is “inching closer to Congressional run.”
“People are reaching out to Mayor Gillum because Washington desperately needs the type of energy and focus he brings every day as mayor,” said Kevin Cate, a longtime Gillum adviser. “He’s listening and will make his decision on how he can best continue creating new jobs and opportunities, while also being a great husband and father.”
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