Listen: Ron DeSantis’ presidential launch has major technical problems

As his 2024 campaign got off to a shaky start Wednesday evening with the Twitter Space launch, Ron DeSantis has been making the rounds of right-wing media outlets, reminding voters of his record in Florida and occasionally taking a dig at the incumbent. are doing. rival, former President Donald Trump.

In an interview he said, if elected president, he would consider pardoning those indicted for the January 6 Capitol riot crimes, and when pressed on whether this would include Mr. Trump, he acknowledged that It will be for everyone.

His remarks were sharply criticized not only by Democrats, but also by former Republican Representative Liz Cheney, who tweeted: “Any candidate who says they will pardon on January 6th is not eligible to be president.”

Meanwhile, in Florida’s ongoing governor’s dispute with The Walt Disney Company, Disney requested a federal court to disqualify the judge overseeing the company’s lawsuit, denying Mr. DeSantis’ request that Let it be political vendetta.

Disney filed its First Amendment lawsuit against the governor in April, saying he was punished for speaking out against the Florida law, which critics have dubbed “Don’t Say Gay.”


How the War on Terror Shaped Florida’s Governor

john bowden Explains how Yale-educated Ron DeSantis became the highest-profile Republican seeking to impeach Donald Trump.

oliver o’connell26 May 2023 21:00


Why is DeSantis at war with Disney?

Alex Woodward Explains how a years-long feud between the governor and Disney has turned into a legal battle that could shape the company’s future in the state.

oliver o’connell26 May 2023 20:30


Report says Florida government employees are soliciting DeSantis donations

According to a report in NBC News, Florida lobbyists working with the state government have been baffled by demands for donations to Governor Ron DeSantis’ newly launched presidential campaign.

Andrew Feinberg Details are there.

oliver o’connell26 May 2023 20:00


DeSantis signs Florida bill limiting spaceflight companies’ liability for passengers and crew

Florida Govt. Ron DeSantis signed into law a spaceflight bill on Thursday that protects companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin from legal liability if crew or passengers are injured or killed during a mission.

The Spaceflight Entity Liability Bill, or CS/SB 1318, was one of 27 bills that its boss, Elon Musk, who is also the CEO of SpaceX, introduced a day after he launched his campaign for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. , signed during an event on Twitter. ,

The new law effectively protects SpaceX and other commercial space companies from lawsuits if anyone on their rocket or capsule is seriously injured or killed.

The bill now requires crew members and passengers to accept the risks of spaceflight by signing a waiver that includes the following statement: “CAUTION: Under Florida law, any participant or crew in the spaceflight activity provided There is no liability for injury or death incurred by the spaceflight unit if such injury or death results from the spaceflight activity.

oliver o’connell26 May 2023 19:30


Disney opposes DeSanti’s request to disqualify judge in free speech lawsuit

Disney is resisting a request from the government. Ron DeSantis to disqualify a judge overseeing the company’s First Amendment lawsuit against Florida’s governor and others in which Disney says he was punished for speaking out against Florida’s law, which critics was dubbed “Don’t Say Gay”. ,

Disney said in court papers filed Thursday that the request by attorneys for DeSantis, who announced his candidacy for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination earlier this week, meets the standards set out in Florida law to disqualify a judge. Didn’t even come close to doing it. ,

oliver o’connell26 May 2023 19:00


Forbes CEO doesn’t think 2024 GOP nominee will face Biden

Steve Forbes, president and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, told Jackie Heinrich on Fox News this morning that he doesn’t think Joe Biden will be the Democratic Party nominee in 2024 based on new polls about the economy.

Asked who he might consider, Mr. Forbes said he thinks there could be a 2020 repeat and, fearing a takeover by Bernie Sanders as the nominee, Democrats would instead choose California Governor Gavin Newsom, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, or Vice President Kamala. Harris instead.

oliver o’connell26 May 2023 18:30


Shaky DeSantis 2024 campaign launch hits another technical snag

On the second day of the much-anticipated Ron DeSantis 2024 White House run, the Florida governor suffered another technical glitch, this time mid-interview.

Mr DeSantis spent the first full day of his campaign touring right-wing media outlets, appearing on Eric Bolling’s Newsmax show balance Thursday afternoon.

Know what happened…

oliver o’connell26 May 2023 18:00


ICYMI: ‘He’s assuming he’s a swamp creature?’

Why a simple image of a Floridian reptile caused a stir ahead of the launch of the DeSantis campaign.

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DeSantis says Trump ‘is a different man today than he was running in 2015 and 2016’

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What do the polls say about DeSantis?

Eric Garcia Lets take a look at the numbers.

oliver o’connell26 May 2023 17:00

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