During a weekend event in Iowa, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared if he is elected president of the United States, he will close the southern border.
DeSantis Makes Bold Speech
DeSantis made the comments during Sen. Joni Ernst’s yearly “Roast and Ride” event.
This event gives hopefuls an opportunity to interact with people who are extremely politically active and who take an active role in the state’s GOP presidential caucus.
Apart from former President Trump, all of the top Republican presidential contenders were there.
DeSantis discussed a number of crucial topics with voters during his campaign, notably wokeness, the U.S. military, as well as border security.
.@RonDeSantis at today's Roast and Ride does not mince words about what's needed at the southern border. He will be the one to get it done.
"I've heard, as a Republican, talk about the southern border for years and years and years. I will FINALLY be the president to bring this… pic.twitter.com/vW1ZSqDfHZ
— Bryan Griffin (@BryanDGriffin) June 3, 2023
DeSantis stated as a Republican, he has been privy to chatter concerning the southern border for very many years.
He said when he is the president, he will have the chance to resolve this matter. The Florida governor continued by saying he would close the border completely.
DeSantis said a wall along the border will be erected and his administration will stop people coming here in large numbers. He also said they plan to hold the Mexican drug gangs responsible for the devastation they’ve inflicted on the populace of the United States.
DESANTIS on woke indoctrination in the military:
"On Day One as Commander in Chief, I RIP IT ALL OUT." pic.twitter.com/r74B2yrM7u
— DeSantis War Room 🐊 (@DeSantisWarRoom) June 3, 2023
DeSantis additionally touched on the subject of the military’s wokeness, stating if elected president, the military will return to its fundamentals the same day he takes office.
DeSantis explained he is honored to have worked in the United States Navy and completed a tour in Iraq.
The individuals he fought with were courageous. The Florida governor then added he wanted to thank all the veterans in attendance for their service. He believes everyone should feel proud to be able to wear their country’s clothing.
DeSantis to Restore the Military
Recent years have seen a rise in the politicization of the military. It is being smothered with a woke agenda, DeSantis continued.