Nikki Fried rips Ron DeSantis for not meeting Joe Biden

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision not to meet President Joe Biden as he tours damage from Hurricane Idalia is drawing criticism from a familiar force.

Late Friday, Florida Democratic Party Chair Nikki Fried took the Governor for task for putting politics over storm recovery.

“On behalf of the Florida Democrats, I would like to extend a warm welcome to President Biden as he tours the counties hardest hit by Hurricane Idalia,” said Fried. “From disaster relief to infrastructure investments, President Biden continues to show up for Floridians.”

“Though the circumstances are tragic, Floridians appreciate knowing that their president has their back. The empathy he

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