Jeanette Núñez speaks at 2020 RNC

The lieutenant governor of Florida, Jeanette Núñez, gives her speech at the 2020 Republican National Convention.
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Good evening. My name is Jeanette Nunez and pack registered as lieutenant governor of the great state of Florida. Tonight I'm honored to share my story but eight. Family and American freedom. As a daughter of Cuban immigrants. My story began in 1959. Before I was born. When my parents' dreams of a prosperous life became a nightmare. K aspect quickly when Fidel Castro to control of Cuba. The government confiscated private property stealing people's homes. Farms. And businesses. From my parents. The difficult decision to fleet Communist Cuba. Came in the Castro regime abolished. Religious freedom. Fellow Americans that fabric of our nation is in pero. Daily the radical left systematically chisel away at the freedoms we cherish. They peddle dangerous ideologies. Tower to global progressives. And normalize socialism to dismantle our constitution. Let me assure you. Socialism does an offer opportunity. Socialism deprives. It is a falsehood that gains promises for its masses. And consistently yields only misery. President Ronald Reagan warrant. If we lose freedom here. There's no place to escape to. Truer words have never been spoken. Americans have a choice if we can go down a dark rodent of chaos and government control. Are we can she's a pack of freedom. An opportunity. That was paid by those who sacrificed everything to preserve the American dream for future generations. I have faith that Americans will choose the right path. In 2016. Our country yearns for a leader who would work tirelessly. To jump start our economy and fight for hard working Americans. Since day one. President Donald Trump has put America first. His pro growth pro jobs agenda has ushered in historically low unemployment. Record job creation. Higher wages and rising homeownership. The president is fighting to rescue American jobs and industries. For places like Ohio. Pennsylvania. And ports of legal. Jobs that we needlessly shipped overseas. He's defended our religious freedom stood with democratic allies at Columbia. And shown unwavering resolve while confronting tyrants and countries like Venice way to. Cuba China and he got out walked. Let us join our president and his bow that America. Will never be a socialist country. Supporting our president requires action. Join me tonight and text vote. 288022. We must continue to support our commander in chief. Who has a bold agenda that safeguards the rights and freedoms protected under our constitution. Today more than ever that means supporting our men and women and mom horsemen and our heroes in uniform. It means fighting to provide the best quality education. By empowering parents and preserving school choice. And it means rejecting the socialist takeover. Of our nation. That would destroy the innovation. Economic vitality. And freedoms we hold so dear. As a daughter of immigrants. A wife. A mother of three. And the first Latino lieutenant governor and the history of the state of Florida. It is my distinct privilege to share my story. Which is really your story. And the story of a nation that has opened its doors lifted its people. And yielded success. In a way only the United States of America can. Together. Let's ensure four more years for president Donald. Our children can proudly tell the story of what our generation did to defend the values. Of eight. Family. And freedom. Thank you may god bless each one of you and may god bless the United States of America.

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