The Insider reports:
GOP Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continued on his tirade against federal bureaucrats while speaking on the campaign trail Wednesday.
“We are going to start slitting throats on day one,” DeSantis said about federal bureaucrats, leading to some dissatisfaction among the crowd at the campaign stop in New Hampshire, according to New Hampshire Public Radio.
“You also have to bring this administrative state to heel, the bureaucracy in Washington is totally out of control,” DeSantis said. “It is exerting power that is not therefore under the Constitution, and we need a President to come in and really, really clean house and I will do that on day one.”
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No different than Trump…except he’s got the personality of a doormat. Slitting throats of federal employees on day one? Is that a threat DeSantis? This is atrocious. https://t.co/hR2CrFwZK4
— Olivia of Troye (@OliviaTroye) August 3, 2023
At a campaign stop in New Hampshire, DeSantis “vowed that when it comes to federal bureaucrats, ‘we are going to start slitting throats on Day One.’
“Not everyone liked the word choice, particularly the bit about slitting throats.” https://t.co/197xUmBFDV
— Bill Grueskin (@BGrueskin) August 3, 2023
When talking about federal employees Ron DeSantis vows to “start slitting throats on day one.” This party is fundamentally broken. https://t.co/n8iYvFoSpd….
— Don Moynihan (@donmoyn) August 3, 2023