Ron DeSantis blames Joe Biden for the deaths of three U.S. service members in Jordan near Syrian border

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DeSantis’ decision to harshly criticize Biden comes a week after he ended his own campaign for president.

Gov. Ron DeSantis blames President Joe Biden for the deaths of three United Services service members who were killed this weekend during an attack on U.S. troops in northeastern Jordan near the Syrian border.

Above a press release from Tampa-based U.S. Central Command, DeSantis posted a message on X, the social media account formerly known as Twitter, that “Joe Biden has made our troops sitting ducks and he allows our enemies to attack them with impunity. Biden’s weakness is getting our troops killed. RIP to our three fallen service members.”

The attack, which also injured 25 service members, was carried out by an unmanned aerial drone.

President Biden in a statement had said that “while we are still gathering the facts of this attack, we know it was carried out by radical Iran-backed militant groups operating in Syria and Iraq.”

Biden, who called the attack “wholly unjust” and “despicable,” also said that the United States would retaliate.

“We will carry on their commitment to fight terrorism,” Biden said. “And have no doubt — we will hold all those responsible to account at a time and in a manner (of) our choosing.”

The Associated Press reported on Sunday that “U.S. officials were working to conclusively identify the precise group responsible for the attack, but they have assessed that one of several Iranian-backed groups was behind it.”

The AP also quoted a U.S. official who said the number of troops wounded in the attack by a one-way attack drone may grow. The attack was identified as an installation in Jordan known as Tower 22. It is along the Syrian border and is used largely by troops involved in the advise-and-assist mission for Jordanian forces.

The attack comes amid ongoing instability in the region amid the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas.

DeSantis’ decision to harshly criticize Biden comes a week after he ended his own campaign for president. His social media post on Sunday marks the third straight day where he made strong comments against Biden. DeSantis took to social media on Saturday to urge that Republicans reject a proposed immigration deal being negotiated by Senate Republicans that the governor called a “farce.” In those comments, he lashed at Biden over the security of the border with Mexico.

On Friday, during a press conference he held in Orlando, DeSantis criticized Biden over immigration and a decision by the administration to pause liquified natural gas exports.

Other Republicans also faulted Biden for the deaths. Sen. Rick Scott posted on social media

“Iran is blatantly questioning U.S. strength & resolve thanks to @JoeBiden’s appeasement of the world’s largest sponsor of terrorism. It must end.”

Staff Reports


  • Impeach Biden

    January 29, 2024 at 7:05 am

    Of course Joe owns this. He also owns the 13 deaths on the Afghanistan debacle. Will he look at his watch again as the coffins get unloaded from the airplane? No one fears that feeble old man. Jimmy Carter part 2.

    • President Biden

      January 29, 2024 at 7:20 am

      ‘I’m never leaving your skull’

      • Impeach Biden

        January 29, 2024 at 7:29 am

        So what will you do about this Joe? You are truly an incompetent fool. I see you have Kama Wanna Lei U by your side. What a perfect match. Dumb and Dumber. 🤣

        • Tom

          January 29, 2024 at 8:39 am

          And you have …. trump. When you support a dim witted buffoon like him, calling other people dumb doesn’t make much sense. He had the Presidency, the House and the Senate, did not solve immigration and wrote love letters to tyrants.
          The US will respond but I prefer that they think it through first lest people running their mouths inadvertently start world war three.

          • Impeach Biden

            January 29, 2024 at 8:57 am

            Do you really want to
            Talk about immigration? Just look at the numbers between the two administrations. Just this past December over 300k illegals entered this country. A single month and you want to compare Biden to Trump on this? Who signed the Executive Order to stop construction on the wall? I can’t believe you support that guy.

          • MH/Duuuval

            January 29, 2024 at 10:01 pm

            Obama deported more border crossers than DJT in each of his terms in office. DJT separated families and a few have yet to be reunited. Obama prioritized those with criminal records.

    • Michael K

      January 29, 2024 at 10:12 am

      Best to ignore the troll (aka Ms Pushaw).

    • MH/Duuuval

      January 29, 2024 at 10:15 pm

      True, just as W and Cheney and Rumsfeld own the thousands of casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan. And the $2-3 trillion and rising in costs.

  • Dont Say FLA

    January 29, 2024 at 7:33 am

    Rhonda must be a plant working for the MSNBC and then Dems, what with bringing up the number of deaths for which a President could be considered as accountable.

    LOL @ Trump, just got poked in the eye by Rhonda

    • Impeach Biden

      January 29, 2024 at 7:40 am

      Huh? Hang on one second. Let me unfasten my seat belt after that ride in your spin machine. 🤣

      • Dont Say FLA

        January 29, 2024 at 8:00 am

        Spin? What spin? We are dissing Presidents based on their body bag count, aren’t we?

        By your own count, IBS, it’s a mere fifteen with Biden as CEO. He has 50 weeks remaining in office. That count may increase and probably will given the Middle East

        Dubya beat Biden’s count by a bit more than 100 fold in a single day.

        Trump beat Biden’s count by an uncountable number of crops. Millions.

        I seem to recall Obama had one. It was big one. The one Dubya couldn’t get.

        And course Hillary had the marines that dyed in Hunter’s laptop. Neither of these two was ever President but it’s hard to come up with booty bag numbers for Democrat Presidents in recent decades.

        • Impeach Biden

          January 29, 2024 at 8:08 am

          So according to your logic we can blame your boy Bill Clinton for the 9-11 attacks right? How many beheadings did we see on the nightly news when Obama / Biden were in charge? Face it. Biden is weak. Putin went after Ukraine after Trump left. Now we have had over 150 attacks on US facilities since October.

          • Dont Say FLA

            January 29, 2024 at 8:19 am

            Reading comprehension, IBS.

            “Dubya beat Biden’s count by a bit more than 100 fold in a single day.”

            That day was 9/11/2001, when Dubya was President and allowed that attack to occur on American ~soil. Bill Clinton was unemployed that the time and had been unemployed for 8 months.

            Putin went into Ukraine after Trump lost, and this the key word, ANYWAYS. Trump being gone is why it’s going so badly for Putin.

            But you’re right – there were those Isis beheadings during Obama’s tenure. What can anybody say? Isis saw the potential in Facebook that the USA didn’t see.

          • Impeach Biden

            January 29, 2024 at 8:24 am

            Uh Don’t Say FLA,

            Those camel jockeys were in flight training planning their attack while Clinton was President. You can’t be that dumb.

          • Dont Say FLA

            January 29, 2024 at 8:39 am

            Well, IBS, there’s people in flight training right now. Right this very minute. What would you have Biden do about that?

            What did Trump do about people in flight training during his Presidency?

            We have planes. Until they’re entirely automatic, people gotta learn how to fly them.

          • Impeach Biden

            January 29, 2024 at 8:46 am

            Don’t Say,

            You are the one with a reading comprehension problem. Those terrorists were in this country before Bush was President. Understand? They were training and plotting their attack while Clinton was President. 9-11 is on Billy Bob. Another weak Demo that was more interested in flavored cigars if you know what I mean. 😜

          • Dont Say FLA

            January 29, 2024 at 8:56 am

            Well okay then, IBS. Move your 13 Afghanistan withdrawal death into Trump’s column, then. Nobody will even notice them there. It was Trump’s plan and only 5 months into the Biden Administration, but 8 months into Dubya’s administration stuff was Clinton’s fault. That yields a count of three for Biden which will certainly increase but by IBS rules it’s just three right now.

          • MH/Duuuval

            January 29, 2024 at 10:04 pm

            Did someone hold up Putin, DJT’s BFF?

            Here’s why DJT is so abject, and it started a long time ago: “As Donald Trump Jr. noted in 2008, “Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross-section of a lot of our assets…We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia.” That year, a Russian oligarch paid Trump $95 million for a Palm Beach property that he had bought for $41 million four years earlier.”

  • Former Republican

    January 29, 2024 at 8:14 am

    A cowardly attack on our troops as they slept — and this stupid dork, whose military service was to collect urine samples — blames the Commander in Chief.

    How DARE he? Thank God non-Floridians saw through this phony baloney and his Walmart Evita bride!

    • Impeach Biden

      January 29, 2024 at 8:17 am

      DeSantis served. Joe Biden is a draft dodger. Standing by for the Demo spin on this with education deferrals and suddenly an asthma medical disqualification.

      • Dont Say FLA

        January 29, 2024 at 8:23 am

        Some folks choose to serve based on family tradition or they’re gullible youths who still believe all the nonsense they were told in public schools.

        Other folks serve because even with their Ivy League law degrees, they couldn’t find a job because they couldn’t get past the HR screening interviews.

        Let’s not give Rhonda credit for serving. He just couldn’t find a job, so he joined the Navy and sailed the seven seas.

        Now IBS, you’re falling for Rhonda’s failed change of topic pitfall. You think up a topic to change to, but don’t think whether the topic is good for your guy. If draft dodging will be a topic, with Trump in the conversation as the G0P’s guy, let’s talk draft dodging! LOL OL OL OL oh man my belly aches from all this laughing

        • Impeach Biden

          January 29, 2024 at 8:27 am

          I’m not defending Trump on the draft I thing. He was a dodger as well. He is not currently the CIC. You show your idiocy by thinking that DeSantis could not find a job that’s why he signed up. Really a guy that graduated Yale and Harvard Law could not find a job?

          • Dont Say FLA

            January 29, 2024 at 8:32 am

            Well, we all just watched Rhonda try to get a job. He can probably do jobs, but he can’t GET jobs. People be scared he’s a serial killer or something. He’s awkward and/or on the spectrum. Not that he’s NOT a serial killer. I have information on that!!!

          • Impeach Biden

            January 29, 2024 at 8:40 am

            You obviously forgot that DeSantis did “GET” a job. Remember he is a two time Governor of the State of Florida. Re-elected overwhelmingly by the people of Florida in 2022.

          • Dont Say FLA

            January 29, 2024 at 9:21 am

            By all accounts, DeSantis was losing very badly when the helping hand of Donald J Trump lifted him to the Gov’s seat where, like I said, Ron can probably DO jobs, he just can’t GET jobs.

            Ron DeSantis wasn’t a bad governor, especially on the scale of Conservative governors, during his first term. He did the job. He kept moderate independents on board with him and leveraged them to keep the job despite alienating some on the extreme right.

            Ron even garnered good press from a distance, with reporter reading about stuff Ron did as Governor in term one without ever actually interacting with Ron.

            But would he have got the FL Gov job without the tiny yet huge helping hand of Donald J Trump? No! Because he’s Rhonda.

            The job Ron actually got on his own was Florida Ag Commissioner or whatever it was. Plus his House seat. But really a whole lot of House seats just mean you’re crazy in the base’s kind of way and the district is drawn to your base. So again, Ron was aided by the helping hand of districting to the base.

  • Dancing Outlaw

    January 29, 2024 at 8:30 am

    Does Gov DeSantis blame police chiefs for police stations burned down by BLM / Antifia? At the level of karma, he’s not wrong.

    Biden’s support of Israel did lead to these attacks.

    Who wants USA to be Israel’s best friend? Evangelicals.

    Why would Biden try to make nice with Evangelicals?

    Good question.

  • My Take

    January 29, 2024 at 9:07 am

    Some blame DeSSgustus for 85,000 dead Floridians from poorly handled covid.

    • MH/Duuuval

      January 29, 2024 at 10:09 pm

      Now up to 93K. Sorry to say. Dee’s latest spin — straight from his witch doctor — is that the more boosters one gets, the more vulnerable one is to contracting COVID. Nice try, D-boy, but turns out the study was a small one done among seniors in assisted living, etc.

  • Jojo

    January 29, 2024 at 9:11 am

    Just stop Impeach Biden. Every time you hurl an epithet it shows you are reacting with your emotions, not fact

    • Impeach Biden

      January 29, 2024 at 9:18 am

      I am definitely dealing in facts. The spin machine is working overtime. Kind of like CNN, MSNBC and others not even talking about the Southern Border crisis. I did serve and it infuriates me how poor Joe Biden is as CIC. These pot shots and attacks at our service members has gone on far too long. Like I have said numerous times these people don’t respect him. They respect force. That is all they know n

      • Dont Say FLA

        January 29, 2024 at 9:31 am

        Jojo if you want to say somebody’s reacting emotionally rather than reacting factually, please support that claim. Tell which emotion(s) drove the comment, and which facts invoked the emotions, and then, presumably, you feel like the emotional reaction doesn’t gibe the facts you disclosed.

  • PeterH

    January 29, 2024 at 9:22 am

    I see Christina Pushaw aka ‘impeach Biden’ is throwing her typical insipid insulting hissy fits! Meanwhile DeSantis will never win a National Election and Donald Trump will never see the inside of the Oval Office.

    • Michael K

      January 29, 2024 at 10:12 am

      What IP is – they are worse than Earl Pitts. Best to ignore the troll.

      • Impeach Biden

        January 29, 2024 at 10:49 am

        Funny how you guys can take your shots at DeSantis and Trump but call others trolls if you are challenged on your positions.

    • Not Pushaw

      January 29, 2024 at 10:45 am

      Good to see you back Nikki Fried or Rebekah Jones.

  • tom palmer

    January 29, 2024 at 10:36 am

    It is really odd that Impeach Biden, DeSantis and their cronies always want to blame America first

    • Impeach Biden

      January 29, 2024 at 10:47 am

      Nope. Just blaming the one in charge. Heads usually roll from
      The top of the leadership position and Joe needs to go. The buck stops with him right?

  • Andy

    January 29, 2024 at 10:51 am

    The number one problem that has the US involved in the ‘Middle East’ wars is our reliance on oil, and our Climate Denying Governor, watches Florida get destroyed by this climate change, but also denies our reliance on oil.

    • Impeach Biden

      January 29, 2024 at 11:28 am

      Reading this above statement takes me back to a congressional hearing about climate change a few years ago. These climate activists sat at the table. One by one a member of Congress asked each one how they got to the meeting that day. All arrived on a form of petroleum based energy vehicle. Hilarious.

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