DeSantis Thanks Trump

On Dec. 2 Florida Governor Ron DeSantis tweeted at President Donald Trump thanking him for his fight against the opioid crisis.  Attached to the tweet was a South Florida SunSentinel article about Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The president agreed to declare fentanyl a controlled substance in China. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that has … Read more

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis to select three justices for Supreme Court

Three justices on Florida’s state Supreme Court are set to leave in early January because they will be passing the age limit to hold a seat. Governor-elect Ron DeSantis will be responsible for selecting their replacements once he is inaugurated in January, reported NBC Miami.  DeSantis has been presented with a list of 11 finalists … Read more

One day before election, Gillum leads DeSantis in polls

Just one day before the highly-anticipated Florida Governor’s race, Andrew Gillum leads Ron DeSantis by 7 percent in the polls, The Hill reported Monday. In a newly released Quinnipiac University poll, 50 percent of likely voters favored Gillum, while 43 percent favored DeSantis. Gillum’s 7-point lead is similar to the 6-point lead he had in … Read more

Florida candidates clash over education

Republican candidate Ron DeSantis released his education plan in September. According to the Miami Herald, DeSantis added the idea of revising classroom textbooks to ensure there’s no “anti-Israel bias.” Chris King, Democrat candidate Andrew Gillum’s running mate, said DeSantis’ new plan is not a problem rather a distraction. He said the only way DeSantis can beat … Read more

Susie Wiles becomes “Campaign Chairwoman” for a trailing Desantis

Trailing in the polls, Republican candidate Ron DeSantis announced Susan “Susie” Wiles as his campaign chairwoman to turn around his campaign for Florida governor, the Miami Herald reported. Wiles previously worked with Donald Trump on his Florida campaign in 2016 and with Gov. Rick Scott in 2010, according to the Florida Times-Union. She currently lives … Read more

Gillum leads DeSantis in polls

Democrat Andrew Gillum leads Republican opponent Ron DeSantis in the Florida governor’s race, according to a poll released Sept. 19. The poll, conducted and released by Reuters/IPSOS/University of Virginia Center for Politics, put Gillum ahead of DeSantis by 6 percent. Gillum also had the support of 50 percent of likely voters, whereas DeSantis had the … Read more

DeSantis-backed VA clinic to start construction by year’s end

Former Rep. Ron DeSantis, an Iraq veteran, has made a point in his career to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs. On Sept. 7, a tweet posted from the Florida Republican candidate for governor’s now-archived account, stated that since he had been working with the VA on a permanent outpatient VA clinic in St. Augustine … Read more

Tea Party encourages support for DeSantis

Conservatives’ support for Ron DeSantis, the Republican nominee for  Florida governor, is upheld by their faith in his political background. Sabrina Wheeler, an avid member of the Tea Party and the local branch in Jacksonville, Florida, spoke on behalf of DeSantis, who she’s known since 2011. “He is honestly just the best person for this … Read more