May 21, 2022

Ron DeSantis Knocks Gas Prices Under Biden: He Has ‘Reduced Our Ability to Be Energy Independent’

AP Photo/Marta Lavandier Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) spoke about the record-high gas prices the country is experiencing, forcefully criticizing the Biden administration for reducing American energy independence and going to dictators for assistance. “I’m looking around and this gas is going up even more,” the governor said, explaining that he is seeing prices close…

DeSantis to Biden: ‘Step Up to the Plate’ and Release American Energy

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis addresses the media in Fort Myers, Fla., in February 2022 (Courtesy of The Governor’s Office) US PUNTA GORDA, Fla.–Gov. Ron DeSantis sent the Biden administration a message on May 11 to bring meaningful relief to reduce inflation: “Step up to the plate. Expand our own energy production.” If America had maintained […]

DeSantis broaches repeal of Disney World’s special self-governing status in Florida

Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis addressed on Thursday the suggestion of repealing a 55-year-old state law that allows Disney to effectively govern itself on the grounds of Walt Disney World, following the company’s public opposition to a controversial parental rights law in Florida…

Ron DeSantis Announces Lawsuit Against Federal Mask Mandate: Not ‘Grounded in Any Science’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody (R) announced on Tuesday a lawsuit over the Biden administration’s extended mask mandate on planes and transportation hubs, noting that the rule is not grounded in science. “The state of Florida joined by 20 other states has filed an action against the Biden administration…

UK Government Dismisses Fears Russian Oligarch May Evade Sanctions

The British government said it remains “confident” that sanctions will have a “significant impact” on Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov despite his alleged attempt to put his assets beyond the reach of the law. Media reports said on Tuesday that Usmanov may have put many of the UK properties and assets he owned out of the…

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Declares Emma Weyant ‘Real Winner’ over Trans Swimmer

Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has proclaimed Olympic silver medalist and Florida native Emma Weyant to be the true winner of the NCAA 500-yard freestyle championship despite being beaten by transgender swimmer Lia Thomas last week. Weyant, who came in second during the March 17 competition at the NCAA championships held at Georgia Tech’s McAuley…

‘They Don’t Say A Word’: DeSantis Slams Disney’s Opposition To Florida Bill

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized Disney for its opposition to the state’s parental rights legislation in a video shared by Fox News on Thursday.“When you have companies that have made a fortune off being family-friendly and catering to families and young kids, they should understand that parents of young kids do not want this injected…

DeSantis Says Florida Doesn’t Legislate Based ‘on the Musings of Woke Corporations’ after Disney CEO Condemns LGBT Ed Bill

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis talks to the media during a news conference in Miami, Fla., August 29, 2019. (Marco Bello/Reuters) Florida governor Ron DeSantis issued a sharp rebuke of Disney on Thursday, calling out the company’s “woke” stance on the state’s Parental Rights in Education bill and its ties to the Chinese Communist Party. A […]

Ports Are Open: Ron DeSantis Announces Global Shipping Company Moving Some Operations from California to Florida

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced Friday that the global shipping company Sea-Lead Shipping is moving part of its operations from California to Jacksonville, Florida — another victory for the governor, whose state’s ports have increased their capacity to help alleviate the nationwide supply chain crisis. Speaking from Jacksonville, Florida, DeSantis spoke of the continued supply chain…

Ron DeSantis: My Wife Casey Is ‘Now Considered Cancer-Free’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Thursday provided a positive update on his wife’s battle with breast cancer, announcing that Casey DeSantis is now considered to be cancer-free. “I have a positive update about my wife Casey DeSantis,” the governor said in an announcement posted to social media. “After going through both treatment and surgery…

Trump Shades “Gutless” DeSantis Over Booster Comments & Cannabis for COVID!

Omicron cases are soaring and researchers at Oregon State University believe they may have found a natural way to fight off the …

Ron DeSantis Shows Support for Freedom Truckers: ‘Truck Yeah’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) expressed support for the Canadian freedom truckers on Tuesday, posting an image to his Facebook page with the words, “Truck Yeah.” The social media post garnered praise from commenters, who offered their words of support as well with messages of “Go, Truckers, go!!” and “GOD BLESS THEM ALL.” DeSantis’s show…

Ron DeSantis: Coronavirus Made People Realize ‘The Governor Is More Consequential in Your Daily Lives’ than POTUS

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is predicting increased enthusiasm in the midterm elections this year, as the Chinese coronavirus, he said, has made people realize that the “governor has been more consequential in your daily lives than even the President of the United States.” DeSantis, speaking on a Friday episode of the variety program Ruthless,…

Millions of COVID-19 Tests Granted Extended Shelf-life, DeSantis Says

Governor Ron DeSantis said one million COVID-19 tests were given an extension by the Food and Drug Administration and will be “sourced out” to health departments and other larger testing sites. The governor said in a press conference Jan. 12 that much of the information about the one million COVID tests has been reported “inaccurately.”…

Joy Reid mocks Ron DeSantis for touting freedom in Florida, calls the state ‘authoritarian’

Media top headlines January 12 In media news today, Ted Cruz slams a podium after a reporter asked a question about masks, a Washington Post columnist says it’s time to make life a ‘living hell’ for the unvaccinated, and USA Today gets torched for promoting a ‘complicated’ study on pedophilia. MSNBC’s Joy Reid, host of […]

DeSantis rips 'lockdown politicians' AOC, Swalwell for Florida vacations: 'This is a ruling class mentality'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ripped the hypocrisy of liberal “lockdown-politicians” including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and California Rep. Eric Swalwell for vacationing in Florida maskless. On “Fox & Friends” Thursday, DeSantis told Ainsley Earhardt the liberal politicians “say one thing” but abide by “different sets of rules” as they advocate for tighter COVID-19-related restrictions […]

Ron DeSantis Addresses Omicron Surge in Florida: Other States ‘Letting Hysteria Drive Them’

Other states are allowing coronavirus “hysteria to drive them,” leading to damaging policy in the wake of the omicron variant of the virus, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said Monday, noting that “ICU COVID utilization” in Florida is likely the “lowest per capita in the country.” Other states are “letting hysteria drive them to doing…

DeSantis unveils SWEEPING anti-WOKE legislation, protects workers, students

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 […]

Gov. DeSantis to Biden: ‘You don’t have the right to do wrong’

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…

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