posted by Hannity Staff
May 13, 2021
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis confirmed this week that he will issue a pardon to any resident of the Sunshine State charged with a crime for violating CoVID-19 regulations and rules during the pandemic.
The Republican made the announcement on Fox News Wednesday.
“It’s a total overreach,” he told Laura Ingraham. “These things with health should be advisory, they should not be punitive.”
“He broke the news of his pardon directly to Mike and Jillian Carnevale, who faced up to 120 days in jail for repeatedly allowing people to forgo masks at their gym in Plantation in Broward County,” writes the New York Post.
“I’m glad you have Mike and Jillian on, and I’m also glad to be on to be able to say that effective tomorrow morning, I’m going to sign a reprieve under my constitutional authority,” the governor said.
“So that will delay the case for 60 days against both of them, and then when our clemency board meets in the coming weeks, we’ll issue pardons not only for Mike and Jillian, but for any Floridian that may have outstanding infractions for things like masks and social distancing,” he added.
Read the full report at the NY Post.