Ron DeSantis rips Joe Biden’s border policy as violation of oath of office
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The Governor claims the President has worked to 'nullify our immigration laws.'

Gov. Ron DeSantis is contending that Joe Biden violated his oath of office in the wake of a judge siding with Florida in a challenge to the President’s immigration policy.

DeSantis, appearing on the Fox News Channel’s Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo, weighed in on Northern District of Florida Judge T. Kent Wetherell’s ruling that the “catch and release” policy was illegal.

“Well, what the ruling basically says is that Joe Biden has been violating the law, his oath of office and the Constitution. They are using this idea of parole and they are converting it into a way to nullify our immigration laws as one of the reasons you’ve had millions and millions of people illegally pour across the border. Biden then paroles them and then they get released into our communities.”

The Governor’s comments Sunday come after a favorable ruling from Wetherell, a Donald Trump appointee to the federal bench.

“The Court finds in favor of Florida because, as detailed below, the evidence establishes that Defendants have effectively turned the Southwest Border into a meaningless line in the sand and little more than a speed bump for aliens flooding into the country by prioritizing ‘alternatives to detention’ over actual detention and by releasing more than a million aliens into the country — on ‘parole’ or pursuant to the exercise of ‘prosecutorial discretion’ under a wholly inapplicable statute — without even initiating removal proceedings,” asserted Wetherell last week.

DeSantis’ comments follow up on triumphalism from the state’s Attorney General, also during a Fox News hit.

“This is not just a win for Florida. This is a win for our country to have a judge come in and say what we have been saying all along. In fact, calling the White House out when they said there wasn’t a crisis, or nothing was going on. A federal judge has now said, basically, Biden broke the border, his policies, his request for less detention has allowed millions to come in without following federal law,”  Ashley Moody said on Fox and Friends.

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


  • Republicans are corrupt

    March 12, 2023 at 11:12 am

    DeSantis is a Mussolini. He’s a control, freak, and very misguided. And will continue to lie to take Florida backwards.

    He’s taken away freedoms of women, gays , blacks and anyone that opposes him

    I don’t get it though. He likes to play cosplay like he’s some tough guy. Attacks students and drag queens.. then he wears high heels and Disney princess boots

    Is Ron closeted? Is that why he has so much hate?

    Does he think Mickey Mouse is gay and that’s why he attacked Disney.

    He’s dangerous and mentally unfit for any office

    • George Elder

      March 12, 2023 at 8:30 pm

      Hooray at least somebody sees it

  • Dcookie

    March 12, 2023 at 11:28 am

    Heartfelt thanks to our leaders and judges that continue the fight to stop the millions of illegals and drugs that are infiltrating our country. This is not a political issue, it is constitutional law. The oath of office one of many is to protect American borders. Biden is breaking the law.

    • Mr. Haney

      March 13, 2023 at 8:49 am

      Apparently you’ve never read the oath of office. I’ll be expecting to see you picking strawberries.

  • ScienceBLVR

    March 12, 2023 at 3:30 pm

    Well, even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while as my Grandpappy used to say. So DeSantis and Moody found a judge to side with them in this one instance over the “legality” of a policy regarding an issue that neither the federal executive or legislative branches have adequately dealt with for decades. What, there are illegals in the US? Well, it must be Biden’s fault, right? Ok, did Ron discuss the myriad of policies he has implemented that have been overturned or dismissed during his tenure? And the cost to Florida taxpayers for all his BS “antiwoke” policies that go nowhere and do nothing to help Floridians? Priceless…

  • woke up to Ron

    March 13, 2023 at 9:42 am

    Takes one to know one. Rona violated his oath of office when he used State tax dollars to snatch migrants from Texas and fly them to Martha’s Vineyard, using his sleezy DOT illegal contract process. Rundud Santos: Florida, where whack comes to live!

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