Ron DeSantis attended the Lee Zeldin Rally on Long Island on Saturday. Florida’s governor took a sharp dig at Bill de Blasio, the former Democratic mayor of New York, during his speech, claiming he is the reason for growing migration to the Sunshine State. He noted that de Blasio’s election in New York caused real estate prices to skyrocket in South Florida.
Ron DeSantis is tipped to be the Republican Party nominee for the 2024 US presidential election, although rumors of Donald Trump running for a third term are still rife. On Saturday, DeSantis took center stage during a rally attended by thousands in Suffolk County. Projections show Zeldin closing the gap on incumbent Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul.
When Andrew Cuomo resigns, Kathy Hochul is poised to become New York’s first female governor
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After many years of experience in politics, Kathy Hochul decided to become the first woman governor of New York. Hochul, who previously served as lieutenant governor, will step down after Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned Tuesday following a sexual-harassment scandal.
The Republican Party, and DeSantis in particular, has been vocal in its opposition to the policies of New York’s Democratic state government. Lee Zeldin has vowed to fire Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg over controversial bail reform laws if he wins. DeSantis criticized Democrats for cutting police budgets, hiring “rogue” prosecutors and eliminating cash bail.
Frequently asked questions:
- Who will be the Republican nominee for the 2024 presidential election?
Ron DeSantis is considered the 2024 Republican candidate.
- What is Zeldin’s promise on bail reform laws?
Zeldin said if elected, he would fire Alvin Braga, the Manhattan representative.
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