December 4, 2021

DeSantis proposes bonuses and pay raises for Florida police

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday proposed a $400 million initiative to increase salaries and provide bonuses to law enforcement officers and other first responders across the state. The proposal, according to the governor’s office, aims to increase salaries for law enforcement officers, correctional officers and special […]

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DeSantis Lists Goals for Florida Special Session: Fines of Up to $50,000 for Forced Vaccine Policies

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Monday announced a swath of goals for the state legislature’s upcoming special session, emphasizing the importance of protecting Floridians’ jobs from coercive coronavirus mandates. Speaking from Zephyrhills, Florida, DeSantis previewed some of the key goals ahead of the start of the legislature’s special session, which begins November 15. “Look, nobody…

Ron DeSantis: Biden ‘Dumped’ Illegal Alien, Accused of Murder, in Florida

An illegal alien, now accused of murder, was “dumped in the state of Florida” by President Joe Biden’s administration, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) says. As Breitbart News reported, 24-year-old Yery Noel Medina Ulloa, an illegal alien from Honduras, was arrested and charged with murdering 46-year-old Francisco Javier Cuellar, a father of four children, after police said…

DeSantis Speaks Publicly For First Time About Wife’s Breast Cancer Battle Ahead

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–A week after releasing a short, prepared statement about his wife’s breast cancer diagnosis, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) spoke publicly about the matter for the first time Tuesday. “I have faith,” DeSantis said told reporters during a news conference in St. Pete Beach. “I got faith in the big guy upstairs…

DeSantis Shares ‘Don’t Tread on Florida’ Meme After Calling Special Session to Ban Vaccine Mandates

Further defying Biden, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) shared a “Don’t Tread on Florida” Gadsen flag featuring an alligator instead of a rattlesnake. pic.twitter.com/Y31IKlzIrU — Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) October 21, 2021 The Florida-themed Gadsen flag was readily apparent on Thursday when DeSantis held a press conference speaking out against vaccine mandates, during which he called on…

Ron DeSantis Win: Judge Grants Temporary Injunction Against Gainesville Vaccine Mandates

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and ultimately, Gainesville city employees, scored a victory this week after a judge granted a temporary injunction against the city’s vaccine mandate. Until Wednesday, Gainseville city employees risked termination if they refused to get vaccinated for the Chinese coronavirus — a rule the city commissioners voted for in August 4-3. “People…

Ron DeSantis and 25 Republican Governors Demand Southern Border Crisis Meeting with Biden

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and 25 other Republican governors Monday demanded a meeting with President Biden about the southern border crisis. “A crisis that began at our southern border now extends beyond to every state and requires immediate action before the situation worsens,” the group wrote, which includes Texas Gov. Greg…

Poll: DeSantis, Rubio Dominant Against Potential Challengers in Upcoming Elections

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) are dominating their potential Democrat challengers in hypothetical matchups ahead of the 2022 elections, a Redfield & Wilton Strategies poll released this month found. The survey, taken August 20-24, 2021, among 1,000 eligible voters in Florida, showed Floridians giving the Republican governor a…

Howard Dean: DeSantis ‘May Be More of a Lunatic Than Trump Ever Was’

Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean said Friday on MSNBC’s “The Beat” that Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) “may be more of a lunatic” than former President Donald Trump. Referencing a court striking down Florida’s mask mandate ban, Host Ari Melber said, “Governor DeSantis lost big and bad in court today, but the people in Florida…

DeSantis: Biden’s ‘Letting Afghanistan Burn,’ ‘Obsessed’ with Taking Away Parental Rights and Forcing Kindergartners to Wear Masks

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said President Joe Biden is “obsessed with having the government force kindergartners to wear masks all day in school” and “obsessed with taking away parents’ rights” while he’s allowing Afghanistan to fall apart. DeSantis said, [relevant remarks begin around 2:45] “[H]e…

MSNBC’s Melber: ‘Stupid’ DeSantis Needs to ‘Grow Up’ –

MSNBC host Ari Melber said Wednesday on his show “The Beat” that Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) was being “stupid” in his dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Melber said, “This current COVID resurgence is hitting one state hard, Florida. That’s where the governor is finding his long attack for safety measures is blowing up in his face. But…

Trump Surgeon General Adams: DeSantis Mask Mandate Ban Is ‘Unconscionable’

Former Trump Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said Tuesday on “CBS This Morning” that Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) banning school mask mandates was “unconscionable.” Co-host Vlad Duthiers said, “So, Florida’s governor says the state could withhold the salary of school officials whose defy orders to ban mask mandates. As a physician, as a father, what’s your reaction to that?” Adams said, “As…

‘The Question Is What Else Has He Forgotten’: DeSantis Responds To Biden’s ‘Governor Who?’ Comment

August 06, 2021 4:06 PM ET Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida responded Friday to President Joe Biden’s “governor who?” comment that the president made Thursday when a reporter asked him about their ongoing feud. “I guess I’m not surprised that Biden doesn’t remember me. I guess the question is what else has he forgotten?”…

Watch–Ron DeSantis Defends Florida Against Biden’s Criticism on Coronavirus: ‘I’m Standing in Your Way’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Wednesday dismantled the criticism from President Joe Biden he received earlier in the week about the rise of Chinese coronavirus cases in the Sunshine state. “Biden has taken to himself to try and single out Florida over COVID [Chinese coronavirus],” Desantis explained. However, he quickly followed up by saying Joe…

DeSantis on Lockdowns: ‘We’re Not Shutting Down,’ Schools Will Open, ‘We’re Protecting Every Floridian Job’

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a press conference on Tuesday that his state will not return to lockdown protocol in the wake of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. DeSantis held a presser to announce the progress his administration has made to preserve Florida’s Everglades and distribute water throughout the state, and a…

White House Lashes Out at Ron DeSantis for Opposing Mask Mandates for Children

The White House criticized Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday for resisting guidance policies from the Centers for Disease Control forcing even vaccinated Americans and children to wear masks again. White House press secretary Jen Psaki specifically called out the state of Florida for contributing to the high rate of coronavirus cases nationwide. “So, you…

White House Scolds Ron DeSantis for Refusing Mask Mandate for Students

The White House scolded Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday for refusing to enact mask mandates for children younger than 12 years old as they return to school. “If I were a parent in Florida, that would be greatly concerning to me,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said during the daily press briefing. DeSantis announced…

Ron DeSantis: ‘Don’t Fauci My Florida’ Merchandise Sales ‘Through the Roof’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) traveled to Tampa on Sunday to deliver a speech at Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit where he said sales for his “Don’t Fauci My Florida” merchandise are “through the roof.” “Let me just give you a personal welcome to the free state of Florida,” DeSantis told the crowd of…

WATCH: DeSantis Shuts Down Reporters Again And Again

During the emergence of COVID-19, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has battled the media several times. Here’s some of the best moments. (RELATED: DeSantis Urges Biden To Provide Cubans With Access To Internet) WATCH:  Check out more videos from the Daily Caller: Would You Rather Date Trump Or A COVID-19 Patient? ‘The David Hookstead Show’: Mask…

DeSantis: 70 Percent of Migrants Apprehended in Del Rio, Texas, Headed to Florida

Photo: Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas Florida Governor Ron DeSantis expressed surprise at reports from the border in Del Rio, Texas, saying that 70 percent of apprehended migrants are headed to his state. The Florida governor’s comments came following a border briefing with Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Saturday. Governor DeSantis told reporters that 70 percent of…

The Governor of Florida, DeSantis Expresses Solidarity With Protesters in Cuba

Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis Lead CPAC Straw Poll

Former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) led the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) straw poll, which was announced on the final day of the annual conference. Pollsters at CPAC asked conference attendees two questions: who would they support in a 2024 bid for president if Donald Trump runs, and who is their top choice…

DeSantis Appears To Be A Popular Lead For 2024, Straw Poll Shows

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came out on top of an approval voting straw poll held at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Colorado, Saturday. The poll shows governor and former President Donald Trump neck-and-neck, with DeSantis coming out ahead by less than 3%. Participants of the poll voted for 31 potential presidential candidates that…

Democrat Val Demings: ‘Shameful’ DeSantis, GOP Would Want to Stop Paying People More to Stay Home than to Work

Democrat Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), a candidate for U.S. Senate in the state of Florida, is slamming her state’s GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis and Republicans like her opponent Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) for a move to cut off federal unemployment insurance benefits that have for months paid people more to stay home than to work.…

The Tale of Two Governors: ‘Breaking the News’ Exposes Establishment Media’s Extreme Prejudice in Covering Cuomo, DeSantis

The establishment media lavished praise on Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) throughout the coronavirus pandemic while simultaneously attacking Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) despite data supporting the Florida governor’s pro-freedom approach to the pandemic. Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow examines this media phenomenon in his investigative blockbuster Breaking the News: Exposing the Establishment Media’s Hidden Deals and Secret…

Gov. Ron DeSantis: ‘Overwhelming’ Number of People Moving to Florida Registering As Republican

Many people moving to Florida are registering as Republicans because lockdowns in blue states caused them to reevaluate being a Democrat, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said Wednesday. “So it’s interesting with Florida, like, the media at the beginning of this said, ‘Florida is bad,’ and I think it’s because they wanted to damage Trump in…

DeSantis Critical Race Theory Ban Being Torpedoed By Florida Deep State Education Bureaucracy

Our friends Keith Flaugh and Pastor Rick Stevens, Managing Directors of the Florida Citizens Alliance, alerted us that the amazing and bold leadership that Governor Ron DeSantis and Republican Richard Corcoran, Florida’s Commissioner of Education, have provided by banning the teaching of critical race theory in Florida’s public schools is being undercut by the Leftwing […]

‘A Bunch Of Horse Manure’: Gov. Ron DeSantis Says Critical Race Theory Is A ‘Harmful Ideology’

April 30, 2021 1:09 PM ET Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had harsh words Thursday for Critical Race Theory (CRT), referring to it as a “harmful ideology” and “a bunch of horse manure.” DeSantis spoke with Fox News host Laura Ingraham during a special town hall event in Orlando, and Ingraham asked DeSantis what he…

Florida’s Ron DeSantis: GOP ‘Cannot Be Wedded to Corporate America’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) says the Republican Party “cannot be wedded to corporate America” as corporations support values at odds with the nation’s working and middle class. In an interview on Fox Nation’s Tucker Carlson Today, DeSantis said the GOP must break with corporate interests if it wants to remain a viable electoral force and…

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