Police escorted the fiancé of Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried off the premises of the Westin Beach Resort in Ft. Lauderdale Beach last weekend after a witness said he threw a trash can during a public argument that ended with them getting in a vehicle, driving over a curb and then heading south down State Road A1A with a flat tire.
Fried is the only statewide elected Democrat in Florida and viewed as a possible 2022 candidate for governor or U.S. Senate. Her spokeswoman told the Miami Herald that “an argument with her fiancé escalated further than either of them would have liked.”
FL Ag Commish Nikki Fried (Democrat)
“We were aggressive. But I was never physical with her,” Bergmann responded. “You can go talk to her. She’s the commissioner of agriculture. Top-ranking Democrat in the state. Totally fine … Nikki Fried.”
Fried in the interview dismissed the argument between her and Bergmann as a quarrel.
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