“Any attempt to restrict or lock down Florida by the federal government would be an attack on our state, done purely for political purposes,” DeSantis stated at a press convention in Port Charlotte, Fla.
He additionally referred to as the potential transfer, “unconstitutional, unwise and unjust” and stated that state officers “would oppose this 100 percent. It would not be based on science.”
White House press secretary Jen Psaki later addressed the thought of home journey concerns at a briefing after DeSantis spoke.
“We are always considering what steps are necessary to keep the American people safe, but we are not currently in the process of, no decisions have been made around additional public health measures that would delay or would change, I should say, domestic travel considerations,” Psaki stated.