Allegations surfaced on Friday that former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist paid two men to conceal gay affairs.
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Controversy swirling around the connection between Greer and Crist is nothing new. During his Republican-turned-independent Senate campaign in 2010, Crist vehemently denied he had any knowledge of Greer’s alleged scheme to divert state party funds to pay for his own personal expenses. Greer attorney Damon Chase, however, said at the time that the former governor signed off on the plan.
A Florida Department of Law Enforcement Investigative Report contains details on an exchange between Chase and John Morgan, whose law firm Crist works at in Florida.
Chase had contacted Morgan, as Chase believed Morgan was the attorney representing Crist, to set up a time wherein Chase could depose Crist. In essence, indicated to Morgan that if he (Chase) had to take Crist’s deposition, Crist was not going to like what Chase asked as it would contain embarrassing things and would be used to impeach his testimony. When Morgan inquired what embarrassing things Chase was referring to, Chase indicated that he would be forced to impeach Crist by addressing the following issues: 1. Charlie Crist was a homosexual and had homosexual relationships with at least two men who were paid to leave the state to avoid embarrassing then Governor Crist. 2. Governor Crist kissed or attempted to kiss Greer at a hotel in Beverly Hills, Califonria, 3. Governor Crist’s drunken escapades, and how Governor Crist’s security detail had to cover for him 4. Governor Crist attempting to run people over while intoxicated and operating a golf cart.
Morgan allegedly told Chase that his accusations were nothing more than inflammatory remarks intended to embarrass Crist and that even if the former governor were gay, they still wouldn’t relate to
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