Archiv: Ron DeSantis

11.11.2022 - 07:47 [ ]

Trump lashes out at ‘average’ DeSantis, as their political rivalry comes to a boil

In a statement of remarkable vitriol and length, former President Trump lashed out Thursday at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, whose commanding re-election win on Tuesday has, according to some political observers, catapulted him to front-runner status in the 2024 Republican presidential primary.

08.11.2022 - 02:44 [ ]

Mike Pompeo endorses Ron DeSantis against Donald Trump’s wishes

Pompeo’s endorsement the weekend before the midterm elections also comes after Trump said during a phone interview last month that „it would be very disloyal“ if any of his former Cabinet members ran against him for president in 2024. Both Pompeo and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley have teased their own presidential bids.

08.11.2022 - 02:02 [ ]

2024 GOP cold war? Trump gives DeSantis cold shoulder at Florida rally

Republican politics got a tad icy in the Sunshine State Sunday evening when former President Donald Trump held a rally with top GOP stars that appeared to snub Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL).

Trump stumped for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and others in Miami, while DeSantis campaigned in Sarasota County and elsewhere for his own reelection bid. Although barely mentioned during his wide-ranging event that he dubbed the „greatest rally we’ve ever had,“ the brewing DeSantis rift loomed large as Trump again teased a 2024 bid.

19.11.2021 - 14:56 [ Ron DeSantis, 46th Governor of the great state of Florida / Twitter ]

The Florida Legislature and my administration are committed to protecting Florida jobs. Today, I signed legislation protecting the right of Floridians to earn a living and to make health decisions for themselves.

19.11.2021 - 14:51 [ CNN ]

Florida set to become first state to fine businesses over vaccine mandates, in defiance of Biden administration


Acting mostly along party lines, the Florida House and Senate passed a package of four bills protecting workers who remain defiant against Covid-19 vaccinations. Once signed by DeSantis — which is expected in the coming days — Florida will become the first state with a law imposing fines on companies that require a Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

12.07.2020 - 16:17 [ The Hill ]

DeSantis on Florida schools reopening: ‚If you can do Walmart,‘ then ‚we absolutely can do schools‘

“If fast food and Walmart and Home Depot and look, I do all that, so I’m not looking down on it — but if all that is essential, then educating our kids is absolutely essential.”

01.07.2020 - 18:21 [ ]

Florida is „not going back“ on reopening, governor says

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told reporters on Tuesday that the state will not reinstate restrictions or close businesses to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus.

31.03.2020 - 00:51 [ ]

Governor issues stay-at-home order for South Florida

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Monday announced that he is issuing a stay-at-home order for the southern portion of the state as the number of positive coronavirus cases grows.

The order will apply to Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties through the middle of May.

06.07.2019 - 14:44 [ Bloomberg ]

U.S. Duty-Free Magnates Give Millions to Israeli Settlements


Friedman, Florida Sen. Rick Scott, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, evangelical preacher John Hagee, conservative TV host Mike Huckabee and Netanyahu’s son, Yair, have been among the many politicians and VIPs to attend parties at Simon Falic’s Jerusalem home.

The Falics also support American politicians, both Democratic and Republican. Since 2000, they have given over $1.7 million to pro-Israel politicians, including Trump, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer and Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

30.08.2018 - 08:28 [ Huffington Post ]

Ron DeSantis Tells Florida Not To ‚Monkey This Up‘ By Electing Andrew Gillum

“The last thing we need to do is to monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda with huge tax increases and bankrupting the state,” said DeSantis to Smith.

Gillum, mayor of Tallahassee, is backed by Bernie Sanders and is campaigning on progressive policies. President Donald Trump has expressed his support for DeSantis.

29.08.2018 - 18:26 [ ]

Gillum gewinnt Vorwahl: Zeichen stehen auf Showdown in den USA

Die beiden Nominierungen folgen einem Muster, welches den heißen Herbst in den USA bestimmen wird: Ein Wettkampf der linksgerichteten Seite der Demokraten gegen die rechtsgerichtete Seite der Republikaner. Die Mitte beider Parteien verliert zunehmend an Boden. Zwischen den beiden Extremen wird entschieden werden, wer künftig in der Politik das Sagen haben wird.

29.08.2018 - 18:26 [ Washington Examiner ]

Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum absolutely wallop the Florida political establishment

Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum won the Republican and Democratic nominations for Florida governor Tuesday. The political establishment, in both cases, lost.

Neither party got their preferred gubernatorial candidate, and now a hard-charging conservative will square off against a liberal progressive in an encapsulation of the current political moment.