Ron DeSantis isn’t planning to meet with Biden when the president surveys storm damage


Gov. Ron DeSantis does not intend on conference with President Joe Biden when the male he’s wishing to challenge in the 2024 election gos to Florida on Saturday to study the damage brought on by Hurricane Idalia

” We do not have any prepare for the Governor to consult with the President tomorrow,” Jeremy Redfern, press secretary for the Florida guv’s workplace, stated in a declaration to NBC News on Friday.

” In these rural neighborhoods, therefore not long after effect, the security preparations alone that would enter into establishing such a conference would close down continuous healing efforts,” he included.

That might come as news to the White House.

Earlier in the day, Biden stated after remarks in the Rose Garden that he would be consulting with DeSantis throughout Saturday’s go to.

When grabbed remark Friday night on why Biden stated he was going to meet DeSantis on Saturday, a White House authorities stated: “The president notified the guv the other day prior to his see to FEMA. The guv did not reveal issues at that time. The go to was carefully collaborated with FEMA, state and regional authorities to guarantee there is no effect to continuous reaction operations.”

Biden initially revealed his objectives to take a trip to Florida when he checked out the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s head office in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.

” I am going to Florida Saturday early morning,” he informed press reporters at the time.

Biden and DeSantis, who is running for the 2024 GOP governmental election, spoke by phone quickly prior to Hurricane Idalia made landfall in Florida as a Category 3 storm on Wednesday.

Since landfall, DeSantis has actually held numerous press conference and explored storm damage in neighborhoods. His governmental project schedule has actually been on time out given that Monday, pointing out the requirement to stay in Florida to aid with preparations, action and healing.

Alec Hernández

Alec Hernández is a 2024 NBC News project embed.

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