DeSantis Rejects Biden’s Request to Deploy FL National Guard to D.C.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis rejected President Biden’s request for Florida to send the National Guard to Washington, D.C. ahead of the State of the Union.

Background: On the 2020 campaign trail and throughout his term as president Joe Biden has repeatedly slammed Gov. DeSantis for his Covid-19 protocols.

Florida removed most Covid-19 orders such as mandatory masking and school closures before many other Democrat-controlled states, which triggered a massive backlash from leftists.

Ahead of President Biden’s first State of the Union address, fencing has already been re-installed around the Capitol building. Many have criticized the measure as being nothing more than political theater while Democrats have claimed there’s an increased threat around the Capitol grounds.

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