The Tampa Bay Times reports:
Gov. Ron DeSantis took the stage Sunday to the sounds of fireworks and a bumping bass as he was introduced to thousands of screaming young conservatives at the Tampa Convention Center.
The event, called the Student Action Summit, featured prominent national figures like Donald Trump Jr. and former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany. It was organized by Turning Point USA, an organization aimed at building an organized and active conservative presence on high school and college campuses.
DeSantis greeted the crowd by welcoming everyone to the “free state of Florida.” “We believe in lifting people up, not locking people down,” DeSantis said to a roar of cheers.
Read the full article. As you’ll see in the short clip below, DeSantis began his speech by bragging about triggering the libs with his anti-Fauci merchandise.
“We believe in lifting people up, not locking people down,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said to a roar of cheers.
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Recently Florida has been experiencing a spike in COVID cases, with Miami-Dade recording cases about five times the national rate.
Dr. Lilian Abbo, chief of infectious diseases at Jackson Health System, spoke with @MiamiHerald about how outbreaks are still occurring.
— Jackson Health System (@JacksonHealth) July 19, 2021