Tampa’s ABC News affiliate reports:
Gov. Ron DeSantis went on Fox and Friends Thursday morning to sign into law a controversial voting restrictions bill passed last week by Florida lawmakers.
The GOP-backed legislation, which the governor has also been a vocal supporter of, places new limits on ballot drop boxes, among other things.
Critics of the bill have called the measure a piece of voter suppression. Democratic lawmakers have said SB 90 would make it harder for seniors, people of color, and individuals with disabilities to vote.
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BREAKING: Gov. Ron DeSantis goes on Fox News to sign controversial voting bill that puts new limits on ballot drop boxes https://t.co/cDpeZIkHWQ
— 10 Tampa Bay (@10TampaBay) May 6, 2021
NEW: News media is barred from entry at Gov. Ron DeSantis’ signing of controversial elections bill, SB 90. DeSantis spokeswoman Taryn Fenske says bill signing is a “Fox exclusive” pic.twitter.com/NAos6kmtQS
— Steve Bousquet (@stevebousquet) May 6, 2021
BREAKING: Florida’s DeSantis signs new voting restrictions into law, making the state the latest to add hurdles to the voting process. Press not allowed in, other than Fox & Friends
— Amy Gardner (@AmyEGardner) May 6, 2021
Definitely not a GOP propaganda network just the network getting exclusive access to a Republican governor’s signing ceremony for a bill to curtail voting so he can do it during a live Fox & Friends interview. pic.twitter.com/2FQp0zqxVQ
— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) May 6, 2021