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Francis Suarez’s Messi debate stage ploy

21 July 2023

1:30 AM

21 July 2023

1:30 AM

As Miami mayor Francis X. Suarez looks to dribble onto the presidential debate stage in Milwaukee, he’s raffling off front-row tickets to soccer superstar Lionel Messi’s American debut to anyone who Venmo’s his campaign a single dollar — but campaign finance experts warn that the gimmick could pave the way for an influx of illegal foreign cash.

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