Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the bill, SB 90, in a closed-door event that blocked out all reporters and media coverage — except for Fox News.
CBS reporter Jay O’Brien said his outlet and others also were “not allowed into the event.”
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis Just Made it Harder to Vote in Florida
Tim Scott Resorts to Twisted, Cynical Logic to Defend GOP Voter Suppression
Sen. Tim Scott’s rebuttal of Biden’s speech amplified the dark logic at the heart of the GOP’s war on voting rights
On Wednesday evening, however, Scott used his time in the spotlight to make misleading, if not downright false, statements about Georgia’s controversial voting-reform bills. He also parroted one of the most pernicious myths about the fight over voting rights, one that’s been used by others to roll back progress on desegregation and voting rights in America.