Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Sen. Marco Rubio are slamming the Biden administration for reportedly considering a domestic travel ban on the state, calling the threat “unconstitutional” and a “political attack” on Floridians.
The pair of Republican pols responded to a report by the Miami Herald on Wednesday that the Biden administration was floating a domestic ban allegedly to clamp down on the new highly contagious COVID-19 variants that are racing through the nation, including Florida.
“Any attempt to restrict by the federal government would be an attack on our state done purely for political purposes,” DeSantis said at a press conference Thursday.
The governor also said the move would be “unconstitutional” — which was echoed by Rubio.
“So now that they’re considering actual restrictions on Americans inside the country, I think it is unconstitutional,” the Florida Senator said on Fox News Thursday. “I think it’s going to be challenged in court successfully.”
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) called the