Gov. DeSantis signs China crackdown bills

Gov. Ron DeSantis is sending a message to America’s strategic competitors about Florida’s resolve to protect “economic sovereignty.”

“Today is one example of Florida really leading the nation in terms of what we’re doing to stop the Chinese Communist Party,” DeSantis said in Brooksville.

The Governor signed legislation cracking down on China and other hostile nations — Iran, Russia, Venezuela, Syria, Cuba and North Korea — buying land near military bases and critical infrastructure. He also signed a bill blocking universities from making arrangements with those same countries.

“Today we’re really recognizing the threat and taking action,” DeSantis said.

DeSantis noted China’s

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