Critics of Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis last week suspected he was suddenly out of public view, and the governor later revealed that he had identified a public schedule to support his wife, Casey, during cancer re-treatment. .Y., She was blown up at the same time for fleeing to Miami more freely with her boyfriend Riley Roberts from New York State.
“Gub. Has DeSantis gone unnoticed for two weeks? If he was there, I’d be happy to say hello,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote from sunny South Florida last week.
Florida State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, one of three Democrats running for DeSantis for the 2022 re-election, told MSNBC at the time.[idn]I don’t know where he is. “
Another Florida Democrat, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings, asked, “Where is Ron DeSantis now?” During a Dec. 28 coronavirus briefing. According to Forbes, he asked if he was absent.
At Ganniti on Monday, DeSantis also responded to criticism of his absence in connection with Ocasio-Cortez’s trip from New York to Miami, which is not strictly restricted:
“When people try to say it’s a holiday, I think they’ve experienced it [cancer] Treatments don’t agree that chemotherapy is a holiday, ”he said.
“So my wife had to go through it. I went through all the procedures, trying to be a place to help her, so one day when there was nothing on my public calendar, we did it – because it’s personal. masala. “
“I can tell you that people like the congressman who tore Florida apart for our openness will tell you you need a blocking policy, and then they’ll run to my state. If I had a dollar for every blocking politician. That’s in the last two years.” if it was done, I would be very rich now, ”he said of the Bronx left-wing legislator.
Ahead of the interview, Senator Rick Scott, DeSantis’ Republican colleague in the state, told Fox & Friends that Ocasio-Cortez should be on a “fact-finding mission to see what freedom is.”
Host Sean Hanniti later said he didn’t believe Ocasio-Cortez would claim that the criticism of his vacation was sexually motivated – a progressive lawmaker said they couldn’t meet him after conservative critics were upset.
“[A]According to the congressman, any criticism of his vacation – I do not get this rt, for some reason sexual motivation. You have to explain it to me, ”the host said.