Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Just yesterday Crist endorsed Barack Obama.
Crist attended a rally with Obama in 2009 where he praised the president for passing his failed trillion dollar stimulus.
Florida’s former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist will be a speaker at the Democratic National Convention.
An official with President Barack Obama’s campaign said Sunday that Crist will speak at next week’s convention in Charlotte, N.C., but the day hasn’t been worked out.
The official wasn’t authorized to speak and requested anonymity.
Crist announced Sunday that he is endorsing Obama. Republicans called the decision political opportunism and pointed out Crist has previously criticized the president on issues like his health care overhaul.
Crist changed his voter registration to no party affiliation after he dropped out of the 2010 Republican Senate primary and ran as an independent.