Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Monday indicated he would veto a invoice that might give as much as $5 million in taxpayer cash to Donald Trump to assist pay his intensive authorized charges.

DeSantis, who ended a bitter campaign against Trump for the Republican presidential nomination on Sunday, shared a narrative in regards to the invoice on X, alongside together with his veto feedback:

The “Florida Freedom Fighters Fund” invoice, launched earlier this month by State Sen. Ileana Garcia (R), would provide money to Florida residents working for president who’re charged with crimes and are “victims of political discrimination.”

Florida Chief Monetary Officer Jimmy Patronis ― a Republican ― rationalized it by saying in a statement that Trump is a “Florida Man” and supporting him is “simply good from a {dollars} and cents perspective.”

Garcia initially stated in a press release that “something we will do to assist Florida Presidential candidates, like President Trump, is not going to solely profit our state, however our nation.”

She withdrew the invoice on Monday after DeSantis’ veto menace.

″[H]e can deal with himself,” she wrote on X.

Democrats pushed again.

“What this exhibits you is who the Florida GOP is loyal to, as a result of it’s actually not the individuals of Florida,” Florida Democratic Occasion Chairwoman Nikki Fried told the Miami Herald. “They’re fast and able to dole out as much as $5 million {dollars} for Trump, however have but to place ahead an answer to our property insurance coverage and housing disaster, the 4,000-teacher scarcity, or the crippling prices of healthcare as a result of the legislature merely refuses to broaden Medicaid.”

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