Florida Politics reports:
Gov. Ron DeSantis said he supports demonstrators showing support for the protests in Cuba, but he does not support those demonstrators blocking major South Florida thoroughfares.
Demonstrators supporting the protests in Cuba marched to Miami’s Palmetto Expressway Tuesday, where several of them sat down in the roadway. Traffic was eventually blocked in both directions.
“We can’t have that. It’s dangerous for you to be shutting down a thoroughfare. You’re also putting other people in jeopardy. You don’t know if an emergency vehicle needs to get somewhere, and then, obviously, it’s just disrespectful to make people stand in traffic,” DeSantis said today.
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“We can’t have that. It’s dangerous for you to be shutting down a thoroughfare. ” https://t.co/3oByqcfVi4
— ABC7 Sarasota (@mysuncoast) July 16, 2021