Florida’s governor signed two environmental executive orders. Neither ordered the banning of off-shore drilling and fracking.
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has taken the opportunity to attack Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis at the past two Republican presidential debates.
Among the governor’s many campaign pillars, two that have continued to come to the surface are his stance on drilling and hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) in the United States and his stance on communist China.
However, Ms. Haley has cried hypocrisy twice on Mr. DeSantis, accusing him of failing to practice what he preaches in his own state.
“DeSantis changed his tune when he became a candidate for governor, calling on the Trump administration to drop plans for drilling in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico,” Ms. Haley’s campaign said after the second GOP debate on Oct. 27.
“On his second day in office as governor, DeSantis issued executive orders banning fracking and offshore drilling in Florida. He was praised by the Sierra Club.”
Ms. Haley and Mr. DeSantis met again in Miami for the third GOP debate on Nov. 8, and she turned her attention to his policies on China.
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