Florida Democrats Demand FBI Probe of Gov. Ron DeSantis, Who Prioritized Donors for Vaccination

HeadlineMar 05, 2021

Top Florida Democrats have called on the acting U.S. attorney general and the FBI to investigate Republican Governor Ron DeSantis for corruption and wrongdoing after reports that most residents over 65 in a wealthy Key Largo community had received vaccines by mid-January. Seventeen residents donated $5,000 each to DeSantis’s political committee prior to the vaccinations; the former Republican governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner, also a resident of the community, increased his contribution to $250,000. This comes amid accusations that DeSantis prioritized wealthy communities that were connected to political donors for vaccination “pop-up” sites. 

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