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Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will be the headline speaker at a campaign event for Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake on Sunday.
The speech will be DeSantis’ a major public appearance in the wake of the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Trump has endorsed both Lake and Blake Masters, an Arizona GOP Senate candidate who will also be at Sunday’s event.
DeSantis’ office declined to comment on whether he will further address the Mar-a-Lago raid on Sunday.
The Florida governor condemned the FBI action in a tweet last week, arguing it was an example of politicians weaponizing law enforcement.
“The raid of MAL is another escalation in the weaponization of federal agencies against the Regime’s political opponents, while people like Hunter Biden get treated with kid gloves,” DeSantis wrote. “Now the Regime is getting another 87k IRS agents to wield against its adversaries? Banana Republic.”
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