Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ripped the Biden administration’s approach to immigration and open-border policies; saying this is “probably the easiest thing to get right.”
“This is probably one of the easiest things to get right. If you just follow the law, if you work to get convicted criminal aliens out, the community is going to be safer,” said DeSantis.
“We’re in court. We’re doing some of the policies that I’m talking about today. If you don’t follow the law, you cannot un-ring those bells,” he added. “As long as they have this radical posture, the issue is not going to go away.”
Gov. Ron DeSantis: "This is probably one of the easiest things to get right. If you just follow the law, if you work to get convicted criminal aliens out, the community is going to be safer." pic.twitter.com/h5qWusK2ih
— The Hill (@thehill) April 1, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris was appointed by Joe Biden to oversee the administration’s handling of the border crisis more than eight days ago but has so-far failed to deliver any major address on the issue.
“Her assigned efforts on immigration, which includes overseeing diplomatic efforts with Northern Triangle countries, fit into a broader trend of the administration delegating substantial foreign policy responsibilities to her. For example, she has held calls with major world leaders like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu,” reports Fox News.
“Since the beginning of the administration and a week after Biden’s announcement, Harris has fielded questions from the media but has yet to hold a formal press conference. Meanwhile, the border crisis captivated the nation’s attention and raised a series of concerns about national security and the stability of the U.S. immigration system as a whole,” adds Fox.
“So this new surge we’re dealing with now started with the last administration, but it’s our responsibility to deal with it humanely and to – and to stop what’s happening,” Biden said last Wednesday.
“And so, this increase has been consequential, but the vice president has agreed – among the multiple other things that I have her leading – and I appreciate it – agreed to lead our diplomatic effort and work with those nations to accept re- – the returnees, and enhance migration enforcement at their borders – at their borders.”
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DeSANTIS SAYS ‘ENOUGH’: Florida Gov Says National Guard ‘Soldiers, Not Nancy Pelosi’s Servants’
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis didn’t mince words when commenting on the national outrage after pictures emerged of National Guard members sleeping on the floor of a parking garage; saying they’re “soldiers, not Nancy Pelosi’s servants.”
MILITARY SOURCE IN DC:
“For the last week my battalion has been sleeping on the floor in the Senate cafeteria. Today the Senate kicked us out & moved us to a cold parking garage.
1 power outlet.
This is how Joe Biden’s America treats solders.”
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) January 22, 2021
.@GovRonDeSantis says he ordered the National Guard to come home from the U.S. Capitol because "they're not Nancy Pelosi's servants" and "this is a half-cocked mission at this point and I think the appropriate thing is to bring them home."
— Mary Ellen Klas (@MaryEllenKlas) January 22, 2021
Gov. DeSantis on ordering Fla. National Guard to return home from D.C. : "They're soldiers not Nancy Pelosi's servants."
— Kerry Picket (@KerryPicket) January 22, 2021
Last night, I ordered our Adjutant General to bring Florida National Guard soldiers home from the National Capital Region.
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) January 22, 2021
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
DeSANTIS SAYS ‘NO!’: Florida Bans ‘Vaccine Passports,’ Shields Businesses from ‘CoVID Lawsuits'
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a series of regulations this week that will shield local businesses from CoVID liabilities. Without the law, owners could potentially be sued by customers and employees for new infections on their premises.
“It’s completely unacceptable,” said DeSantis on so-called “Vaccine Passports.”
“You want to go to a movie theater, should you have to show that? No. You want to go to a game, a theme park? No. So we’re not supportive of that,” he added.
“Florida businesses soon won’t be able to screen customers based on whether they’ve received the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday, even as he signed a bill designed to shield companies from pandemic-related lawsuits,” reports the Orlando Sentinel.
“Can you use your concealed weapons permit and walk onto a Disney property?” asked one critic of the new law. “Can you go into the Magic Kingdom carrying your gun? No. … In Florida the law allows you to have a permit, but private property rights trump that. There’s plenty of restaurants and bars and all sorts of businesses in Florida [that state] ‘No shoes, no shirt, no service,’ because that’s their private property. How the hell is Ron DeSantis going to tell Disney that they can’t require vaccination passports should they want to do so?”
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