Claremont Institute Heads to Florida, Lauding DeSantis Management as ‘Template for Any Crimson State in America’

The Claremont Institute is increasing its state actions to Florida, praising Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for offering “the primary template for any purple state in America” via his management.

DeSantis met with Claremont Institute President Ryan Williams on Wednesday within the Florida state Capitol, the place the conservative leaders introduced that Claremont’s new actions might be primarily based out of Tallahassee, Florida.

First Girl Casey DeSantis introduced the information in a tweet Wednesday afternoon, saying she is “thrilled to welcome” Claremont’s Scott Yenor “to his new dwelling in Tallahassee.”

“Defending Individuals from infringing woke ideology is necessary work, and we’re grateful Scott and the Claremont Institute picked Florida to proceed their mission,” she mentioned.

“Defending and restoring the American lifestyle is an important work Governors and state legislators can do proper now,” Williams mentioned in a press release.

“Governor DeSantis has proven fearless mental and political management within the combat towards woke leftism,” he added. “We’re thrilled to assist him and his legislative allies proceed this necessary work as a part of our ongoing efforts throughout the states by creating a brand new Tallahassee-based place of Senior Director of State Coalitions.” 

The Claremont Institute is an more and more influential suppose tank, dubbed by the New York Occasions the “nerve heart of the American Proper.” It’s devoted to restoring “the ideas of the American Founding to their rightful, preeminent authority in our nationwide life.”

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Gov. Ron DeSantis and his spouse, Casey DeSantis, meet with the Claremont Institute in Tallahassee, Florida on Wednesday. (Images courtesy of the workplace of Ron DeSantis.)
Gov. Ron DeSantis and his spouse, Casey DeSantis, meet with the Claremont Institute in Tallahassee, Florida on Wednesday. (Images courtesy of the workplace of Ron DeSantis.)

In a press launch, the group famous that the brand new Tallahassee outpost will “proceed that work with a eager eye to utilizing Florida because the first template for any purple state in America.”

“We are bringing Claremont Institute state exercise to Florida for a couple of causes, not least of which is the daring government and legislative management within the Sunshine State,” the discharge provides. “We are excited to assist proceed this work by educating allies and leaders alike on efficient coverage methods to fight the woke regime in Florida and America at massive.”

The transfer comes amid hypothesis that DeSantis is eyeing a 2024 presidential nomination. The governor has not confirmed these rumors, however he has additionally not denied them — prompting heavy criticism from former President Donald Trump, who dubbed the governor “Ron DeSanctimonious” at a November rally.

“I spend my time delivering outcomes for the folks of Florida and combating towards Joe Biden,” DeSantis mentioned at a press convention Wednesday, concerning Trump’s newest criticisms. “That’s how I spend my time. I don’t spend my time attempting to smear different Republicans.”

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