Florida Rep. Val Demings will not speak at the Democrats’ National Convention, spokesperson confirms

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UPDATE: A spokesperson for Rep. Val Demings confirmed that she will not be speaking at the DNC on Wednesday evening.


Florida Representative Val Demings will speak on night three of the Democrats’ National Convention (DNC).

According to the Orlando Sentinel, Rep. Val Demings, D-Orlando, will speak during the DNC on Wednesday night.

They said that she is scheduled to speak between 9:40 p.m. and 10 p.m. as part of a video with other women officeholders. Her segment is titled 'A More Perfect Union... Means Women Lead."

Rep. Val Demings is said to be the second Florida officeholder to have a speaking role in the 2020 DNC virtual event. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is the other one.

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