GOP Senator Rips DeSantis On Banning Mask Mandates

The Hill reports:

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) on Sunday said he disagrees with the order by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) that bans mask mandates in local schools. “I’m a conservative, I think you govern best when you govern closest to the people being governed,” Cassidy said.

“And if a local community’s ICU is full, and the people at the local schools see that they’ve got to make sure they stay open, because otherwise children miss out for another year of school, and they put in policy, then the local officials should be listened to,” Cassidy said.

“I don’t want to top down from Washington, D.C., I don’t want to top down from a governor’s office,” he added.

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