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Report: Linda McMahon’s Trump Super PAC pledged to spend $18.5 million in Florida the day before WWE resumed filming there

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Investigative reporting by Central Florida-based journalists Stephanie Coueignoux and Jon Alba has produced an interesting timeline regarding Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ office amending their stay-at-home order to make “professional sports and media production with a national audience” an essential business in the state.

There’s no evidence of quid pro quo being reported. As Alba states, there are plenty of ties between the McMahons, the Trumps, and the Republican Party (which DeSantis also represents), and the addendum to the stay-at-home order theoretically opens Florida to a lot of companies and leagues beyond WWE.

So legally speaking, this is all circumstantial. The court of public opinion is another matter.

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