Gov. Ron DeSantis: Florida Sees 24 Hours of Peace After Activating National Guard

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Tuesday announced 24 hours of “largely peaceful” demonstrations in Florida and “no significant law enforcement or civilian injuries or deaths” following his decision to deploy the state’s National Guard to help maintain peace and restore law and order.

Gov. Ron DeSantis Shames Media, Outbreak Models' Doomsday Predictions: Off by Nearly 500k in Florida

As Florida prepares to ease a month-long shutdown, Gov. Ron DeSantis delivered a scathing rebuttal of apocalyptic predictions for his state that were breathlessly hyped by the news media and proven wrong during the coronavirus crisis.

Watch: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Defends Deeming Churches 'Essential'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) defended deeming churches as “essential” in his stay-at-home order, telling reporters during Thursday’s press conference that the government does not have the authority to close a church and adding that they play an important role, particularly “in times like this.”

Ron DeSantis Joins Angel Families to Demand Mandatory E-Verify, Secure 'Rising Wages' for Florida Workers

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is continuing to push his populist agenda for Florida, joining Angel Families who have lost their loved ones to illegal aliens to demand mandatory E-Verify in the state to ban employers from hiring illegal aliens over Americans. 

DeSantis on Florida Rally: ‘This Is a Real Serious Uptick in Republican Turnout’

Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis told Fox News following the rally this weekend in front of a huge crowd in Pensacola that he feels “really good” about the “serious uptick in Republican turnout.” DeSantis added that the major turnout will “power” him to victory over Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum. “This is not a Democrat wave,” DeSantis declared. “This is a real serious uptick in Republican turnout and that’s a huge deal and I think that’s going to power us to victory. I will absolutely be on the side of hard-working taxpayers in Florida. I think if we can stop illegal immigration that’s good for rule of law and good for taxpayers. And good for blue-collar workers because they will end up seeing higher wages.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent