A man who was key to Ron DeSantis’ 2018 campaign claims to have spurred the Governor’s policy evolution on cannabis.
Lev Parnas, who served time in prison for campaign finance crimes, is talking about text messages that show Parnas’ unique role as a sherpa for the 2018 campaign for the Florida Governor.
And he’s contending that part of the bargain of moving Donald Trump and the former President’s donors to DeSantis included moving the candidate on the issue of medical marijuana.
“I was a very big cannabis supporter, and I knew Ron at the time was not, he was anti cannabis,” Parnas told Jim DeFede. “And I made it clear to him, I said to him, `Listen, Ron, it’s very difficult for me to support...