FLORIDA GOP BACKS OFF QUICKLY FROM HIGH TICKET PRICE FOR DEBATE
It didn't take the Republican Party of Florida long to step back from reports that candidates wishing to participate in the live televised debate to be held during it's October gathering in Orlando would have to put up $100,000.
Party Chairman Jim Greer released a statement which, in part, said:
"Candidates will not be charged a fee to participate in the presidential debate. Eligibility to participate in the debate will be determined by a criteria established by the Republican Party of Florida and FOX News Channel at a later date."
Let's see what kind of fundraising tricks they pull out of the hat now...