Did Donald Trump want casino gambling in Florida?


Posted on the 21st of September 2015

Did Donald Trump want casino gambling in Florida?

During a heated exchange between Donald Trump and Jeb Bush in the presidential debates at the Reagan Library on Sept. 16, 2015, Jeb Bush stated that Donald Trump wanted to bring casino gambling to Florida, but he was denied. Donald Trump disagreed with Bush’s accusations and stated that he did not want to bring casinos to Florida. Here is part of their charged exchange.

Bush: “He wanted casino gambling in Florida — ”

Trump: “I didn’t — ”

Bush: “Yes, you did.”

Trump: “Totally false.”

Bush: “You wanted it, and you didn’t get it, because I was opposed to — ”

Trump: “I would have gotten it.”

Bush: ” — casino gambling before — ”

Trump: “I promise, I would have gotten it.”

Bush: ” — during and after. I’m not going to be bought by anybody.”

Trump: “I promise, if I wanted it, I would have gotten it.”

Later, Bush added, “When he asked Florida to have casino gambling, we said no.”

Trump: “Wrong.”

So who do you think was telling the truth? We’ll let you decide!

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