What the mainstream media isnt saying about Ron DeSantis

We’ve made it a priority to dig into DeSantis’s record, and what we’ve uncovered so far is jaw-dropping: vendettas against opponents and shameless giveaways to his backers, like the donor who got $615,000 to fly immigrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard as part of a made-for-Fox-News stunt.

Tomorrow, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to announce his candidacy for president of the United States.

The moment that happens, he will immediately become one of the top contenders to win the 2024 presidential election.

But while Joe Biden and Donald Trump have received massive amounts of media coverage, DeSantis’s record has received relatively little examination.

That’s why, at The Intercept, we’re determined to find out: Who is DeSantis, who’s behind him, and what is his actual governing record?

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DeSantis became a darling of the right-wing media as a sharp-elbowed culture warrior, picking fights to “own the libs” on issues like book bans and transgender rights.

But far less well known is the story of DeSantis’s actual record as governor and representative, as well as the wealthy corporate interests and political machine behind his rise in Florida politics.

That’s why The Intercept has made it a priority to dig into his record, and what we’ve uncovered so far on DeSantis is jaw-dropping.

Our D.C. bureau chief, Ryan Grim, exposed how DeSantis fired two county commissioners who tried to rescind tax giveaways from major developers and campaign contributors — and then DeSantis’s political henchmen indicted them on bogus felony charges and imprisoned one for 75 days.

In another investigation, The Intercept uncovered how DeSantis campaign contributors were handed tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded state contracts. One donor even got $615,000 to fly immigrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard as part of a made-for-Fox-News stunt.

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