Politics

Rick Scott Says It Wasn't His Decision Not to Come Out on Stage Over a Fan

FanGate is only going to get more insufferably weird before it finally dies down.

Debate organizers Leadership Florida and the Florida Press Association said in their statement Thursday that Crist had agreed to not bring his fan if the temperature were cool enough.

Organizers also say that both candidates signed a letter with the rules on them but that the Crist campaign signed it with a handwritten note scribbled on it reading, "*with understanding that the debate hosts will address any temperature issues with a fan if necessary."

See also: Charlie Crist Broke the Debate Rules With Fan, Officials Say

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