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Tag: Ron DeSantis

  • Thursday, May 25th 2023 - 10:41 UTC

    DeSantis finally announces White House bid on Twitter

    “If I get nominated I will do the job,” DeSantis promised

    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Wednesday announced he would be participating in the primary elections of the Republican Party to run for President of the United States in 2024. He will face former President Donald Trump, among others, if he is to make it to the White House. “I'm running for president to lead our great American comeback,” De Santis wrote on Twitter, where he also participated in a broadcast interview with Elon Musk.

  • Thursday, May 18th 2023 - 11:05 UTC

    Florida Gov. enacts law banning gender reassignment surgery for minors

    “It's important that we in Florida stand up for our youth,” DeSantis said

    Florida's Republican Governor Ron DeSantis Wednesday signed into law the banning of definitive sex reassignment surgeries for children and puberty blockers used to guide development toward one gender. “It's important that we in Florida stand up for our youth,” DeSantis said.

  • Sunday, April 30th 2023 - 10:34 UTC

    DeSantis may remain Fla. Gov. during presidential campaign

    DeSantis (R), who has not confirmed whether he would be running for President, met with UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly last week

    The US State of Florida Friday passed an amendment to the current election law which would allow Republican Governor Ron DeSantis to remain in office while running for President next year. As per the previous Florida law, anyone running for another office needed to step down from their current position. The new bill creates an exception for state officials running for President or Vice President.

  • Tuesday, April 4th 2023 - 09:39 UTC

    Florida legalizes concealed guns without a permit

    Gov. DeSantis' stance on guns opposes that of Pres. Biden

    The US State of Florida Monday legalized through Governor Ron DeSantis's signature the carrying of concealed weapons without a permit. The state Senate passed House Bill 543 by a 27-13 vote last week. The bill also received heavy Republican support in the House, where it passed by a 76-32 vote. “Constitutional Carry is in the books,” DeSantis said in a statement.

  • Monday, March 6th 2023 - 07:11 UTC

    “My mission is not over,” Bolsonaro tells conservatives at “Trumpfest” event

    “I had much more support in 2022 than in 2018. I don't know why the numbers showed the opposite,” Bolsonaro said before a large conservative audience

    Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has been nicknamed “The Trump of the Tropics,” got a rock star reception when he made his political rentrée Saturday evening at a US Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in which most Republican contenders for next year's elections were testing the waters, particularly former President Donald Trump.

  • Wednesday, November 16th 2022 - 10:05 UTC

    Trump announces presidential bid, but strong Republican donors prefer Governor DeSantis

    On primetime Tuesday evening Donald Trump announced his third straight presidential bid to return to the White House in 2024

    Donald Trump on Tuesday evening made the big primetime announcement, his third straight presidential bid to return to the White House in 2024, but the Republican party large contributors are not so convinced and are backing a fresh crop of GOP contenders, among which Florida’s and Virginia’s Republican governors, Ron DeSantis and Glenn Youngkin, considered as more rational and electable for magic 2024.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2022 - 10:29 UTC

    DeSantis reelected Governor of Florida, as vote counting still ongoing

    The House of Representatives might change hands after vote counting is done

    Ron DeSantis, the Republican emerging figure who might challenge former President Donald Trump's bid to return to the White House in 2024, has been reelected as Governor of the State of Florida, it was reported late Tuesday as vote counting continued nationwide after the mid-term elections.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2022 - 10:11 UTC

    Nicole expected to become a hurricane and make landfall in Florida

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for 34 counties in the potential path of the storm

    As Tropical Storm Nicole threatens to make landfall shortly, NASA's plans to send a rocket to the moon under the Artemis 1 program might be thwarted, according to weather reports from the US State of Florida.

  • Monday, November 7th 2022 - 09:37 UTC

    Gender treatments banned in US State of Florida

    The ban is perceived as an achievement for DeSantis' voters

    Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has decided to ban gender reassignment treatments statewide. The measure reaches surgeries, medication, and other procedures to be outlawed in the next few weeks and will involve both ongoing therapies and those yet to be started.

  • Saturday, April 23rd 2022 - 09:42 UTC

    Disney shares plummet as Florida ends company's privileges

    Disney's advantages in the State of Florida will expire June 1, 2023

    Florida's Republican Governor Ron DeSantis Friday signed into law the bill revoking Walt Disney Co.'s special self-governing status in the area around its Orlando theme parks, it was announced.

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