Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Friday blasted President Joe Biden’s plans for sweeping vaccine mandates, vowing that his administration will fight to protect Americans’ jobs from the Biden administration’s brazen overreach.
During a veterans’ appreciation event at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, a reporter asked the Republican governor to respond to Biden’s Thursday remarks on a federal vaccine mandate.
“I would just say generally when you’re taking action that’s unconstitutional, that threatens the jobs of the people in my state — many, many thousands of jobs — I’m standing for them,” DeSantis said, vowing to “protect their jobs against federal overreach.”
“This is a guy who criticizes the state of Florida for protecting parents’ rights. He says school boards should be able to eliminate parents’ rights and force five-year-old kids to wear masks all day. That’s what he thinks is appropriate government,” he said, blasting the 78-year-old president