Ron DeSantis says he’s nostalgic for Donald Trump supply chain

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'If this had happened three years ago, you're looking at probably a little bit different.'

Though President Joe Biden has extolled “hand-in-glove” cooperation with Gov. Ron DeSantis in Hurricane Ian’s wake, the Florida Governor is wondering what the supply chain might look like if Donald Trump were still in office.

“We’ve done our part in Florida to try to mitigate that with our ports and everything, but the reality of it is we’re in a challenging economic environment in terms of supply chain, that’s just the reality,” DeSantis said in comments kicking off a roundtable in Cape Coral Wednesday.

“I mean, if there’s things we can do more to push levers in the state we will do so,” DeSantis added. “But I do think that if this had happened three years ago, you’re looking at probably a little bit different in terms of how some of this stuff would have worked. That’s just the reality.”

DeSantis also lamented the cost of materials to fix damage.

“I don’t know how much more it costs to repair a roof than it did three years ago,” DeSantis said. “But it’s a lot more.”

DeSantis did not mention Trump or Biden by name, but his return to supply chain messaging hearkens back to last October, when DeSantis dissed Biden as the “Grinch who stole Christmas.”

“You see all of these problems with the shipping and not being able to get goods. We don’t even know if the kids will get toys for Christmas,” DeSantis said in Niceville last year.

During his remarks Wednesday, DeSantis continued to strike negative tones about the larger economy, warning of “turmoil” and a potential “major recession.”

“It’s just a reality that supply chain, inflation, all that, I mean, you’ve got a lot of negative economic indicators for a major recession potentially for this country,” DeSantis said.

“You see a lot of the problems with them raising interest rates, slowing down the economy,” he added, saying that the state “planned for some turmoil” and anticipated “obstacles.”

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Meredith Shaw

    October 12, 2022 at 4:25 pm

    DeSantos is nuts. Here in NW Florida we can tell you what the supply chain issues were after Michael. And Puerto Rico can tell you what the supply chain issues were after Maria. And the US can tell you how supply chain issues were the first year of COVID. DeSantos is a clueless partisan windbag.

    • Impeach Biden

      October 12, 2022 at 4:42 pm

      Yup,the good ol days of low inflation, reasonable fuel prices. Diesel gas, which almost all truckers use was much cheaper as well. Yes and we had 401k’s not Jose Biden 201k’s. There was peace in the world and our Southern Border was secure. People could roam the streets at night and police units were fully staffed. Look what Jose Biden has destroyed in a year and a half. Folks, November 8 simply can’t come soon enough. Vote to turn the House and remove Nancy Pelosi from Speaker. Vote to turn the Senate and get rid of Chuck Schumer. We will all be better off, even you Meredith.😀

      • Joe Corsin

        October 12, 2022 at 5:11 pm

        Yep, the good old days of deadly diseases bringing low prices and otherwise Donald Trump sitting on his balls and insulting people while the economy overheated… instead of actually reacting with appropriate fiscal policy…of which tax breaks for himself and other billionaires are not. Not to mention Trump was busy lying his ass off and trying to create far right terrorists. You people don’t know your balls from your azzhole 🍩

      • Impeach Biden Blows Goats

        October 12, 2022 at 5:18 pm

        Let me translate this drivel…

        DERP DERP DERP. I’m a moron that has to wipe orange stains off my lips daily. And I blow goats

        • Joe Corsin

          October 12, 2022 at 5:45 pm

          The orange idiot did absolutely nothing but entertain stupid people who don’t like the government because it does nothing for them….

    • Mary Rosen

      October 12, 2022 at 5:49 pm

      DeSantis is an Ivy League-educated Governor who still doesn’t understand that our inflation rate is still lower than the global inflation rate, that supply/demand largely dictates prices, that OPEC has the most affect on oil prices, and that the Fed is addressing our country’s inflation as best they can. He’s being willfully ignorant.

      • Tjb

        October 13, 2022 at 11:40 am

        Thank you Mary. Even if Trump was President today, the USA would would still be facing high inflation and gas prices. In trumps last two years in office, the Feds implemented a policy of quantitative easing which will cause inflation.

  • marylou

    October 12, 2022 at 4:41 pm

    Deranged DePsycho!
    Mini-mango-moRON has a lot on his twisted mind right now: “Officials with the Treasury Department are launching an investigation “as quickly as possible” into DeSantis’s use of COVID-19 funds to transport migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard as a political stunt while treating the migrants like livestock.” —Treasury, —–Crooks and Liars

    • Impeach Biden

      October 12, 2022 at 4:43 pm

      When will they investigate Jose Biden and his late night flights to all around the country? When will that happen?

      • Joe Corsin

        October 12, 2022 at 5:14 pm

        It will happen after the backlog of Trump crime spree is clear…when he’s been brought to justice for crimes committed in front of the whole world. It will happen after you idiots quit scapegoating and defending crooks and seditious terrorists.

      • Impeach Biden is a Nut Sucker

        October 12, 2022 at 5:16 pm

        When will worthless f**knuts like you go away and shut up? You offer nothing, are worth nothing and just are nothing. Just a bunch of loudmouth, wannabe tough guys that have nothing to offer but date rapes and racist jokes.

      • Tjb

        October 13, 2022 at 11:43 am

        Weren’t these flight reuniting the migrant with family or sponsors… if so, it was legal.

      • Impeach Biden

        October 13, 2022 at 2:23 pm

        By the way, I just masturbated to a picture of Eric Trump.
        I came extra hard too.

        • LadyisaTramp

          October 13, 2022 at 3:18 pm

          Sounds like ronDUH with a framed copy of his abortion ban

    • John

      October 17, 2022 at 10:57 pm

      Dumbass… desantis gave them a free flight to the nicest place in the United States and a bunch of libtards sent them to a military base within 48hours

  • PeterH

    October 12, 2022 at 5:15 pm


    Donald Trump’s supply chain was great! Then Trump ruined the supply chain with first his trade tariffs that were subsequently exasperated by the unexpected COVID virus THAT CONTINUES TO IMPACT SUPPLY CHAINS FROM ASIA.

    Republicans are America’s biggest problem!


    Today in Florida:
    Average COVID daily deaths for Florida’s unvaccinated:
    Average COVID daily in Florida hospitals:
    Average COVID daily deaths in Florida:

    No thanks to Donald Trump, Quack Ladapo, or Ron DeSantis.

    • PeterH is Right

      October 12, 2022 at 5:19 pm

      Bravo Sir! Nice to know not everyone around here is a moron.

    • Andrew

      October 12, 2022 at 11:22 pm

      Best comment of the year.

    • John

      October 17, 2022 at 10:59 pm


  • David In Shoreline

    October 12, 2022 at 7:03 pm

    As usual the Governor is right on the money. Biden’s policies are destroying the economy and causing real pain for Americans. You needed to make $4500 more in 2022 in order to keep up with Bidenflation. How many folks here got a $4500 raise this year?

    • Elliott Offen

      October 12, 2022 at 7:26 pm

      It’s American Capitalism in general that causes these huge swings. Can’t blame Biden and you will see in the long run. And news flash.. Republicans will be the last to do a fucking thing about it because you have people like Rick Scott running amok in that busted out husk of a party. Enjoy! Many people have figured out it’s all over a looking for a way out. Look on the bright side though…your grandchildren can clean toilets for people like Trump…for $5 an hour. Hey it’s work!! Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country 😂

    • Andrew Lisa

      October 12, 2022 at 11:27 pm

      Comments like yours are merely a reminder to those of us who actually work in the business sector and know how supply chains actually operate, that the rest of country has no clue how the sausage is made, and we certainly understand that inflation isn’t caused by one thing, or one person – but by a combination of factors.

      Meanwhile, there are people dealing with real problems.

      Kindly remove your head from both Ron and Trump’s asses…

      • John

        October 22, 2022 at 9:16 pm

        Kindly remove your head from the butthole of npr…dems hold control of every level of government, they are responsible dip shit

    • marylou

      October 13, 2022 at 2:33 pm

      There is no extra “real pain for Americans”. Real help for Americans:

      “Millions of workers have been able to quit jobs that they don’t like. In the last year, there were 51.5 million voluntary quits from jobs. Biden creates 500,000 jobs per month.

      Real average hourly earnings rose for production and non-supervisory jobs in the leisure and hospitality industry (hotels and restaurants). The lowest paid workers have seen pay gains that have exceeded inflation since the start of the pandemic, so the story of increased suffering among this group is not accurate, based on the data we have.

      Tens of millions of more middle-income workers have seen their pay slightly lag inflation, but this is not a phenomenon unique to the Biden presidency. There have been many periods in the last half century where the typical worker’s pay has not kept pace with prices, most notably the eight years of the Reagan presidency, which are often described as the “Reagan boom.”

      There are always a huge number of people struggling to get by even in the best of times. The decision made by the media to put these struggling people at the center of the economic story during Biden’s presidency is a political decision, not one driven by economic reality.”—Crooks and Liars

      “Every single Republican is out there making solemn statements about “Joe Biden’s inflation” despite voting against every attempt to hold corporations accountable”


  • Hope

    October 13, 2022 at 12:49 am

    When some people hear the truth and the person they voted for (Biden) is exposed for corruption and incompetence they somehow think that attacking the messenger and the competent who have vast accomplishments somehow erases their failures. Psychopaths!

    • Pastor Sandell

      October 13, 2022 at 10:07 am

      Replace the world Biden with Trump and you’ll be spot on. By God you people have de-evolved back into apes. You all gonna burn in hell 🔥

  • Phil Morton

    October 13, 2022 at 4:36 am

    No toilet paper or tissues, $7 for a dozen eggs when you could find them, empty selves in the bread aisle. Ron DeSantis brings back such fond memories of death and desolation.

  • Dave

    October 13, 2022 at 1:22 pm

    I will be so glad When Trump is dead. I quit smoking just so I could still be alive after he is dead. I used to work at a slaughterhouse in butchertown Louisville killing hogs all day with an iron pipe. I wish I could beat him with an iron pipe. I would hit him right in the mouth as hard as I could.

  • Dave

    October 13, 2022 at 1:37 pm

    One other thing. No I’m not crazy about Biden either but anybody is better than Trump. While DeSantis and Biden were surveying hurricane damage discussing how to get these people some help Trump was at a convention in Miami running his mouth about how he was cheated out of election like s spoiled toddler never once mentioning these people that lost everything.

  • Linwood Wright

    October 13, 2022 at 2:21 pm

    WTF kind of drugs is DeSantis on?
    All these supply chain issues started while the Trumpster Fire was still in office.

  • TruthWillPrevail

    October 13, 2022 at 6:41 pm

    There sure are some dummied-down psyop’d neuron-depleted zombie-goo-for-brains with big fat ignorant mouths running around in here. Mindlessness is a disease that targets only the left.

  • Hope

    October 15, 2022 at 11:03 am

    Ladies and gentlemen, you have just witnessed through most of the above comments why there will be a red wave in 3 weeks. Democrats simply cannot make their point without being vulgar, wrong, and demented. Not one accomplishment to their name. Does someone want to explain to them that bashing those with accomplishments does not help their cause.

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