Get me Roger Stone: Judson Sapp brings star power to CD 3 run
Prosecutors say Roger Stone received preferential treatment. Image via AP.

Roger Stone
Matt Gaetz needs help, Stone says, and Sapp is it.

Every advantage counts in a battle royale Republican primary, and in Florida’s 3rd Congressional District, a candidate is betting that Roger Stone is the ticket.

Judson Sapp, one of a group of hopefuls seeking to succeed retiring Rep. Ted Yoho, is bringing the convicted felon to the district for a meet and greet ahead of the August 18 primary.

Stone, as the Associated Press notes, saw his sentence commuted just before he was to report to prison for lying to Congress. But the event promotion doesn’t dwell on that, taking the long view of Stone’s historic ties with the man in the White House.

Per the event invitation, Stone is “a close friend and former advisor to President Trump.”

“He has helped Republicans win elections for decades and I am blessed to have his support,” Sapp said.

The Sapp and Stone show will make it to a number of stops in the district this weekend.

Starke locals can catch them on August 6th at the Bradford County Fairgrounds starting at 5:30 PM.

The show has three more iterations ahead for those who can’t make it.

The Lake Butler Community Center hosts Sapp and Stone at 5:30 on August 7th.

Meanwhile, the two will do a double shot to close out the swing Aug. 8, with a noon visit to the Putnam County Shrine Club in East Palatka, and a 5 p.m. foray to Spencer Farms in Orange Park.

Stone offered an endorsement video ahead of his visit.

“I usually decline to make endorsements, but in the case of Judson Sapp, I had to make an exception,” Stone said. “Matt Gaetz needs help.”

Sapp, running for the second time in CD 3, has put his money where his mouth is, dumping a half-million dollars into a very expensive seven-way primary.

The August action likely will decide the whole affair in the deep red district.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


4 comments

  • Sonja Fitch

    August 3, 2020 at 2:34 pm

    Omg Judson Sapp sounds just like a loser! Got to have lying Stone to vouch for you?! Omg grosss! Omg Sapp you are a sap!

    • Trump Supporter

      August 12, 2020 at 2:19 pm

      Roger Stone is a great man.

      During Mueller’s attack, Stone did what he felt he needed to do to fend off fraudulent accusations and abuse by Mueller and his team of nasty power drunk attorneys. Anyone that takes the time to look into the case knows it was a hit job and at no time was Stone ever guilty of any crime other than a process crime in his own defense. Stone was targeted and persecuted simply because he was Trump’s friend and supporter. Mueller targeted Trump’s family members and friends. We all know that. We watched it in real time. And it was sickening.

      If Roger Stone endorsed Sapp, Sapp must be a good man.
      Stone made his choice, from many candidates. He could have chosen anyone. He chose Judson Sapp from the crowd. We know Stone investigated everyone’s background before endorsing Sapp. That is what intelligent honest people do. We vet candidates. We don’t blindly vote for someone based on complimentary things they write about themselves. Stone loves and will protect this Country until his last breath. He will not indorse a swamp creature into congress who just wants to take money from lobbyists and vote the way the lobbyist wants in order for them the swamp creature to get rich(er). Those kinds of candidates are not working in the best interests of the Florida 3DC or our beautiful Country we love so dearly. I wish Sapp much good luck and God speed. >

  • daniel ogun

    August 4, 2020 at 9:46 am

    more like rogger boner XD

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