Newsom Is Operating Advertisements Attacking GOP In Florida: ‘Do not Let Them Take Your Freedom’

California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) is playing a new ad in Florida targeting Governor Ron DeSantis (R) and GOP lawmakers in a new wave of legislation targeting LGBTQ rights, voting rights, the so-called is the “critical racial theory” and abortion.

In a 30-second commercial that will begin airing on Fox News on Monday, Newsom, who is running for re-election, invites depressed Floridians to move to California, where he says he still believes in protection. personal freedom.

“It’s Independence Day. Let’s talk about what’s happening in America. Freedom. Your Republican leaders are under attack in your state, they ban books, make voting more difficult, restrict speech in classrooms, even criminalize women and doctors ,” Newsom said.

The ad shows DeSantis shaking hands with former President Trump with the words “Liberty is under attack”

“I urge all of you who live in Florida to join the fight, or join us in California, where we still believe in freedom, freedom of speech, freedom of choice, freedom to hate and free love,” Newsom added. “Don’t let them take away your freedom.”

Both DeSantis and Newsom are seen as potential presidential candidates for their parties, having developed national profiles through leading two of the country’s largest states. Opinion poll DeSantis trails only Trump as the presidential pick among GOP voters, while Newsom said he has a “below zero” interest in finding the White House.

DeSantis and his state party stirred up controversy nationwide by passing the so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill, which bans teachers from fourth grade from teaching in class related to sexual orientation and sexual orientation. gender identity.

He is also among the GOP governors who have restricted voting rights amid Trump’s false claims of a fraudulent 2020 election and moved to severely restrict abortion even before the Court’s decision. Supreme Court last week overturning the Roe v. Wade case.

Newsom has previously boasted that California’s economy is healthier than Florida’s and has shown an appetite to attract Republicans around the country.

Governor 54 years old joined Trump’s social media platform last month in what he said was an attempt to debunk “Republican lies.”

“This could be… interesting,” Newsom Written in a post on Twitter.

Hill has reached out to DeSantis’ office for comment.

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