Ron DeSantis doubles down on vow to have ‘no cocaine in the White House’

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'Finger painting' is a different matter, however.

Ron DeSantis continues to promise that if he is elected President, at least one illicit drug won’t be found in his vicinity.

“No cocaine in the White House. We are not going to do it,” DeSantis promised in Oskaloosa, Iowa Friday, referring to a baggie found on the premises earlier this month.

“We may have some problems with my six-, five- and three-year-old with finger painting and things like that, but it’s going to all be very G-rated,” DeSantis added.

The Governor made the comments during a town hall sponsored by his Never Back Down super PAC, revisiting the cocaine controversy, as he had during other speeches.

Back on July 9, the Governor mused about whether the illicit powder might have belonged to the President’s son, Hunter Biden.

“But was it Hunter’s? Does everyone think it’s Hunter’s cocaine? Whose cocaine was it?”

DeSantis stopped short of fingering the First Son as the owner of the found substance Friday.

During an episode of a Tomi Lahren podcast earlier this month, DeSantis ripped the administration for being poor stewards of the public space amid the illicit drug allegations. But he merely nodded when Lahren suggested the cocaine may have belonged to Hunter Biden.

The federal investigation couldn’t establish a chain of custody for the substance, but that hasn’t stopped DeSantis from opining that the investigation wasn’t “serious.”

“Isn’t it interesting how you have this cocaine there? I don’t see the FBI and the Department of Justice mobilizing and doing … a real serious litigation of this. I kind of feel like if they’re a Republican White House that you’d have swarms of (Drug Enforcement Administration) and FBI agents trying to get to the bottom of who brought that into the White House. I think with this, they’re just treating the Joe Biden administration with kid gloves,” DeSantis told Newsmax earlier this month.

A.G. Gancarski

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


12 comments

  • eva

    July 28, 2023 at 2:14 pm

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  • WhatNow

    July 28, 2023 at 2:27 pm

    So DeSantis is saying that he promises not to use it in the White House should he become President? Hmm…

    • Tom

      July 28, 2023 at 3:38 pm

      Casey’s little helper perhaps?

  • Tjb

    July 28, 2023 at 3:06 pm

    Again DeSantis is not talking about the real problems facing Americans and the solutions to these problem.

    • Tom

      July 28, 2023 at 3:36 pm

      He has nothing other than mindless blather. I used to worry that he was trump with a brain – turns out he’s actually trump with no personality. Who knew?

  • PeterH

    July 28, 2023 at 3:56 pm

    Ron DeSantis will personally perform body searches of White House visitors and tourists!
    🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄

  • Joe

    July 28, 2023 at 5:07 pm

    So he’s going to fire Bryan Griffin, Jeremy Redfern, Ethan Eilon, and Christina Pushaw?

  • Dont Say FLA

    July 28, 2023 at 5:25 pm

    Rhonda should be more concerned with setting foot in the White House before worrying about what he would do, or would not do, if he somehow got there. LOL @ Delusions of Rhondeur

  • My Take

    July 28, 2023 at 8:42 pm

    Is any legal medicine made from coca?
    A number come from opium.

  • Michael K

    July 28, 2023 at 10:10 pm

    Poor Ron, America has decided something even better: there will be no Little D in the White House. Ever.

    Such an embarrassment.

  • RonBeGone

    July 28, 2023 at 11:37 pm

    It’s nice ole puddin fingers has something to bond with his kids over. Let’s just go ahead and keep the lot of them away from the White House so they don’t mess up the furniture.

  • My Take

    July 29, 2023 at 4:06 pm

    DeSSantis is obviously redneck.
    Rednecks are far more into meth.

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