'Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle' ... How can voters know what they are getting with Charlie Crist as governor again?

After shifting from Republican, to Independent to Democrat, how can voters know what they are getting with Charlie Crist as governor again? How does he rebut Gov. Rick Scott’s claims that "Let’s Get To Work’’ is working? How would a Crist administration be different from four more years for Republican Scott?

Crist is the guest on this week’s "Naples Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle’’ program airing Sunday morning at 10 on ABC7.

Video highlights will be posted at naplesnews.com/newsmakers.

Here is an excerpt:

Newsmakers - Charlie Crist Part 1

Charlie Crist, Democratic candidate for Florida governor

NewsMakers - Charlie Crist Part 2

Charlie Crist, Democratic candidate for Florida governor

NewsMakers - Charlie Crist Part 3

Charlie Crist, Democratic candidate for Florida governor

Crist: If I get elected governor, I would think about regular, middle-class people, every single day, fighting hard for our teachers in the classroom. Look what he did when he became governor. He cut $1.3 billion out of education the first year.

Lytle: Then he put some of the money back.

Crist: What? $2,500 a teacher?

Lytle: Too little, too late?

Crist: Yuh, way too little, way too late. They’re not even getting the $2,500.

Lytle: Here they are.

Crist: Well, not around the state. You know, come with me. Follow me. You’ll see what I see around Florida. They’re not getting the $2,500. It’s a fraud. And that shouldn’t surprise us.

Lytle: A fraud perpetrated by whom?

Crist: Perpetrated by people who said they were going to get $2,500. I think that guy was the governor. It’s not happening. That’s wrong.

Lytle: You’re accusing the governor of fraud in this program, in the $2,500 teacher payment?

Crist: Yes. He said they were going to $2,500. I go and I talk to teachers and they say they’re not getting it. What do you call that?

Lytle: I call that school boards not being with the program. Collier County has delivered that, and more.

Crist: Well, then he should not have said he was going to do it, Jeff. It’s that simple. You don’t overpromise and underperform.

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