Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis responded to a deceptively edited interview that CBS’s “60 Minutes” aired Sunday by noting that even Democrats in the state have come to his defense.
DeSantis’ response, which he made during a Monday interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, came after “60 Minutes” claimed in a statement that they edited out the majority of DeSantis’ remarks during an exchange with their reporter for the sake of “clarity.”
“Lost in this is, we vaccinated now three and a half million senior citizens,” DeSantis said last night. “We were the first state to say we’re doing seniors first. We’re not going to follow the CDC’s recommendation. And what we have done has worked. And they didn’t want to discuss that. And obviously they selectively edited the background. They tried to act like there was a conspiracy with Publix, ignoring the fact that other pharmacies were involved before Publix, doing all our long-term care facilities and ignoring the