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oh, no. oh, boy. >> next batter, next pitch, hit him, too. next week i'll interview caitlyn jenner. gavin newsome recalled. can a republican win? graham angle countdown featuring desantis, reynolds, abbott. >> this is a special ingraham angle townhall, the red state trailblazers. since the pandemic began states led by republican governors have far outpaced those led by
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democratic counterparts, the lowest unemployment rates, the highest gdp growth, rinse it governors have cared for their constituents and preserved our god-given freedoms and when they had to, restored them. while others were eager to take them away. we are joining you live in the free state of florida in orlando. whereas you can see most of the audience is maskless which i love to see because the governor, ron desantis, one of the first state leaders to fight back against the so-called experts and never imposed a statewide mask mandate, thank you for hosting us tonight, so delighted that all of you are here tonight. we will have a great time. to my left is texas governor greg abbott. estate has the second highest gdp growth, because he put economic well-being first and along with versus iowa governor kim reynolds because her state was one of the first to open up
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schools for in person learning. nebraska governor pete ricketts, his stateside for the lowest unemployment rate in the country at 2.9% and our final red state trailblazer mississippi governor katie reeves, one of the first 2 lists the statewide mask mandate and history will soon ease restrictions as well. ladies and gentlemen, these are your red state trailblazers, give them a round of applause all five. so tonight this is going to be a lot of different topics that we will talk to them about how they let their states the way they led them, the strategies they decided to use on communication and policy all to preserve
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economic freedom and advance the freedom we have all become accustomed to having but others were eager to take away. don't think this is limited covid. we will discuss how they plan to combat the left's injection of race and every argument, the current anti-police agenda, how democrats in washington are looking to strip hours from the state completely. nothing is off limits tonight so governor desantis, thank you for playing host to us tonight. you watched president biden last night deliver his first address to a joint session of congress, he repeated twice the propositions that we are systemically racist country, your reaction? >> it is a bunch of horse manure. give me a break. this country has had more opportunity for more people than any country in the history of the world and doesn't matter where you trace your ancestry from and the problem with things like critical race. that they are peddling, they are basically saying all our institutions are
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illegitimate so how do you have a society of everything in your society is a legitimate, very harmful ideology and i would say really race-based version of a marxist type ideology. we abandoned our schools in florida we are not going to put any taxpayer dollars to critical race. we want to treat people as individuals, not as members of groups. laura: one of the worst aspects of the lockdowns was the closure of our schools but now kids are starting to get back to classrooms but again there's a huge discrepancy between the red and blue states. all five of your states have all or supermajority of children receiving in-person schooling compared to a state like california where just 44.one of students are in school at all. governor abbott, given these numbers is it any surprise why
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californians are fleeing to your stated we hope maybe not voting the way they voted in california. >> in the course of the pandemic this -- businesses had to make two decisions, when and how they were going to respond to the pandemic, the second is how they were going to operate their business and one thing we found is they were choosing texas to locate the business whether was tesla moving to the lone star state where there was oracle moving its recorders to texas or hewlett-packard enterprises moving its headquarters to houston, texas with the fortune 500 company moving to the lone star state and so much more. one thing all the ceos told me they could not operate in california. i heard that from so many others, they came because they knew it was great for their employees, great for their workers, great for the staff but great for their vision of what they wanted to achieve as a business.
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elon musk knows he has limitless opportunity to achieve his vision in the state of texas and so many others, that is why we added more population over the past decade than any other state in the united states. shannon: california lost a seat. >> we gained two. >> your state has 100% for kids in school, all your kids are in school, you were the first to push the importance of in-person learning, you are seeing kids fall behind in california, new york, new jersey, virginia maryland, states you didn't think of is a big liberal state that these kids are in school. how did you decide this and bucked the unions to do it. >> when you think about what they are doing to these children, some of them will never regain the opportunities to succeed and education is the
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equalizer and they robbed these young people of that so from the beginning we had probably 90% of our school districts that were in person 5 days a week, we had a few holdouts kowtowing to the school boards and unions and i talked to parents, students, administrators, i did townhall meetings and the stories were heartbreaking that i was hearing, feeling everything. i'm not a good mom, not a good wife, not a good teacher, bad employee, and enough is enough. i talked to the legislature, not only are we going to give parents 100% options for online learning but 100% option to have their child in the classroom 5 days a week and every school district in the state of iowa will adhere to that. we have kids in the classroom learning, playing sports safety and successfully and it is going to make a difference. laura: biden at hhs secretary is offering conflicting guidance on
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masks. >> we went you to be safe. we don't want to have to regress from coming back to normal. i'm fully vaccinated and still wear a mask. i want my family to continue to wear a mask. laura: thing the mask mandate on your citizens weeks ago, he is fully vaccinated but he encourages his family members, they are vaccinated and he will continue wearing a mask. what freedoms are we getting back if you can't go maskless but? >> they don't have a clear communication message about anything much less masks, immigration, you name it they don't know what they are doing and that is why you rely on governors of states like you see around here to set the policy.
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we ignore the cdc because their policies are inconsistent so we do what we think is best in nebraska. we never had a mask mandate or stay-at-home order. when we were going through spring last year we asked to do the right thing and they did because that is what we do, we take care of each other. based on hospitalizations, that is how we got through this. we didn't listen to the cdc because they were given conflicting information. >> you are so young. we have not had meetings between the covid task force this white house and the governor and a number of you, what is going on? the trump administration had regular briefings multiple times a week led by vice president pence. is this a concern for you? >> it is a concern for me, donald trump was on nine different calls throughout the pandemic.
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vice president pence led 40 calls personally and that is one of the things that made a huge difference, we were able to talk directly to those in the decision-making process and the fact of the matter is we in red states trust americans. the biden administration simply wants to insult americans and assume they can't make their own decisions or to what is best for themselves and their families and that is the wrong approach and i think if you look at economics and statistics and quality-of-life statistics across america it bears itself out. >> lauren patterson has a question. >> so human beings have a right to free movement and not have daily activities infringed upon. how our state representatives going to handle it private companies try to enforce vaccine passports? >> i'm glad to be the first
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elected official to say we are not having vaccine passports in the state of florida. not just saying government can't make you, private businesses can't make you because you have a right to participate in society without them asking you to double this type of health information to go to a movie, a ballgame, we are flying across the board, state legislature, i did an executive order but that is only temporary, the legislature has passed what i asked for and i will be signing that into law very soon. >> i saw you nodding in agreement. they said we will call it a vaccine certificate because the passport language is so scary to people. is it better to have a certificate? it is offer health, it is all good. >> doing the same in iowa. to the legislature issuing an executive order give the legislature an opportunity to pass legislation to ban vaccine
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passports was it passes through the house with the senate, next week filing suit, society -- to be marginalized and that is who we are as americans. >> the cruise industry, governor desantis is trying to open the cruise industry. the cdc is going to recommend cruises only reopen if vaccines are required for passengers going on cruises. what will you do just like governor desantis to say no, we are not going along with this, what can you do? you have to go to court. >> we are working with the cruise line industry and here is the reality everybody needs to understand. these vaccines have not been formally approved by the fda. they've been approved for emergency use operations. no one can be required to take
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the vaccine. that is why these businesses can't be forcing people show up with vaccine certificates. >> tara chambers has a question about the mandates for masks. >> i would like to ask how the mask mandates could potentially be conditioning the american people for other policies down the line? >> that is a concern all of us have. you look at what we did in our state we haven't had a statewide mask mandate in place since the beginning of the summer of last year and part of the reason is the fact we didn't know what we didn't know at that time but as data became more and more apparent and every decision i made throughout the pandemic has been data based, based on the
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numbers and as governor ricketts said it is not just about total number of cases but hospitalizations and at our peak we had 1444 mississippians in hospital beds, today we have less than 170, we are down 90% from our peak in our hospital capacity was able to handle the 1444 that we had so there is no doubt there are those on the far left of the democrat party who believe government should control all decisions made by all-americans and that is something we have to be willing and able to stand up and push back against and your concern about masks being that first step is valid and one that we should pay close attention to. laura: another concern for mothers and i am a mother of three children is our youngest children will be required to get vaccinated in schools, kindergarten, doctor fauci said our kids have to get vaccinated against covid. your position on this as private schools and public schools in your state.
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>> i came out early on, these are emergency use authorizations but no one should be mandated to get a vaccine. at this point this is emergency use authorization but one of the things we know about young kids is they are least at risk. we know we looked at our data in nebraska and you are twice as likely to have a fatal car accident as you are to have a fatal outcome from covid if you are a young child. it would be completely unnecessary and a huge violation of parental rights the school be telling them they had to do this. >> what about airlines? floor is a hub for huge airline travel. i was in the orlando airport, what if airlines begin requiring vaccine certificates? >> they are not going to do it in the state of florida. that will be statutory very soon. we work very hard and did seniors first, never required it
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but offered it, millions of people, you have the opportunity to take it if you want to take it, protect yourself but we are not going to conditions this. it is not like you are part of the club you are not. some people have valid reasons for not doing it, some people decided not to and to say they can't participate in society based on that decision particularly given young people are at very little risk for this we can't go down that road, you give them an inch they will take a mile. laura: one issue where biden does not think covid is a big issue is at the border. here he was last night. >> i kept my commitments on comprehensive immigration bill to the united states congress was if you believe in pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented folks, secure protection for dreamers.
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laura: legal immigration, we all know it, we see it, the media is not covering it as they should, what is your message to the biden administration on what we learned about the number of covid positive migrants being released into our communities? >> that is one challenge that i got to tell you this. the biden's first 100 days has been very successful for the cartels, the drug smugglers, the human traffickers profiteering for all those who came across the border illegally. what it means is does the border patrol officers fully occupied processing and that leaves open miles of border the cartels can come across and that is why i launched operation lone star, we deployed 1000 department troops and national guard to our border
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to secure our border from the people coming across. so here is what i want to do. texas will secure the border and the biden administration will pay for it. neil: laura: you said you will not take migrant children the federal government has requested to be placed in iowa communities which are getting pushback from different groups on that, republicans are heartless, don't care about the kids, the needs of the greater country. >> this administration is heartless, they created this crisis at the border, they are putting these children at risk by policies they eliminated that we know were working. i'm the governor of the state of florida. my number one responsibility is the health and safety of iowans and it would be irresponsible not to do that in every decision i make.
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laura: we have a 3 minute break but we will get back to the voter integrity issue, the pushback to stay -- take states right away, what is happening for police, racial question, the red trailblazers doing their part. we will have more when we come back.
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change we have a giant opportunity to bend the arc of the universe toward justice, real justice and with the plans outlined tonight we have a real chance to root out systemic racism that plagues america, american lives in other ways and
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deliver real equity. laura: it plagues american lives? what a dim view of a country he was elected to lead and before that barack obama two times elected. even if president biden is putting on an act to appease the hard left it is having a negative affect on our country and our psyche and feeding the size of racial strife. what is worse, the left is pushing this poison in our schools, that is why it is important for our leaders to call out this lunacy which senator tim scott did in his rebuttal last night. >> hear me clearly. america is not a racist country. it is backwards to fight discrimination with different types of discrimination and it is wrong to try to use our painful past to dishonestly shutdown db. >> like senator scott the governor is with the onset
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tonight don't share biden's cream you for america. governor desantis touched on this in the beginning but i want all of your reaction to the hideous response to tim scott's rebuttal to biden yesterday. the hashtag uncle tim was trending through twitter all day long because the biggest threat to the left is an individual who disagrees with the left what happens to be a minority. >> they use race to divide and attack each other and it is wrong. in texas we use everybody to unite, a quick example to show you the opportunities that exist in texas, ranked number one in the nation for black owned business and job creation, for black-owned women or hispanic owned business job creation or hispanic entrepreneur, doesn't
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matter your color or background, texas is the land of opportunity for absolutely everybody and we want to unite everybody, not divide people. >> kamala harris this morning when pressed on this issue, we will play it. >> i don't think america is a racist country but we do have to speak truth about its existence today and i applaud the president for having the ability and courage to speak the truth about it. one of the greatest threats to national security is the mystic terrorism manifested, these are issues we must confront. laura: is that what you are facing? an outbreak of white supremacy? sounds like that when you hear vice president kamala harris? >> that is not the greatest threat to our safety and security in nebraska. if you look over the course of the last year with the riots and across the country the real
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threat to security is the defund the police movement which in some states is undermining law enforcement and preventing them doing their job and when i talk to my county prosecutors, law enforcement, arms the worst is in minority communities because they know the police are there to help them. we've got to change this narrative with regard to law enforcement, it has never been harder to be a law enforcement issue and we need to support our police, not attack them. laura: you signed the antiriot legislation, pro-law enforcement bill but the aclu is saying the bill would silence and criminalize floridians who want to exercise their first amendment right to peacefully protest.
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you are going after peaceful protesters and the aclu is very angry at you. >> interesting we would say that. the local government tried to defund law enforcement, the state affordable not allow that to happen, we also will make local governments if you do have a riot to protect people, if you don't people consume the local government for their damage and if you try it, if you lose, if you are violent and one of these assemblies we will put you in jail period. >> florida isn't the only state with antiriot legislation. mississippi signed a similar bill into law last june and in antiriot bill was introduced in alaska, texas has consideration, so does iowa. would you sign that bill? >> absolutely. in the middle of civil unrest last year i brought legislators
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from both parties to my office in the senate and the house. within 3 days we hammered out a more perfect union it past the house and senate, and it was supported by law enforcement and civil rights organizations, you can come together and do the right thing. it enhances training, bans choke holds and punishes bad actors but we also are doing a lot of the things governor desantis just talked about. we do not fund cities, no state dollars of they defund the police. if you peacefully protest you have a right to do that. if you're going to riot, block highways and roads you will pay a price for that. we won't stand for it. a great bill working its way through the legislature that supports law enforcement and the great work we have but we have done both.
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laura: i want to play something president biden said about law enforcement, this is from last night. >> we've seen justice on the neck of black americans. we have to come together to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the people they serve, to root out systemic racism amicable justice system and enact police reform in george florida's name. >> activists say it is criminal to say there is not systemic racism in the country. that video of george floyd and other law enforcement involved shootings of african-american men, and unrest often erupt, your reaction to what he claimed about systemic racism? >> there is not systemic racism in america. we live in the greatest country in the history of mankind. in mississippi i was proud of the fact that last year we had peaceful protesters but not one
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event in which there was a rider the reason is in our state we back the blue. we support the police. last friday i was in mississippi dedicating a brand-new police station that has a large training facility. we are not trying to defund the police, we are investing in the police because we know we are indebted to them for keeping the community safe. laura: how do we recruit young men and women to go into law enforcement if they know someone will come up to diminish from their face, spit at them which i think is an assault, call them every name in the book, come a millimeter away from the back of the head and they could become heroes in this society today. how do you recruit people? >> your question is the right question because if you look at cities across america police officers are retiring and quitting and cities are going to be less safe.
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these are men and women who do something few of us do, they put their life on the line to protect you. they need to be supported, criticized or condemned, we must support law enforcement to make sure we are able to hire law enforcement. >> john from brandon, for has a question about where this mindset begins. >> k-12 education, especially in the early to middle grades, permitting or enabling socially questionable curriculums that border on experimenting with our kids and in fact infringe on a parents and family's desire to protect and teach their children the best they can.
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>> we've got this issue in regard to what the state board of education tried to promulgate with regard to health and sex education standards. starting and kindergarten, teaching things that are age inappropriate, things that are not science, things that are politically sensitive, things parents should teach, talking about in grade school gender fluidity when kids haven't even reached puberty yet and it is something where we -- they are simply elected to call them out and get parents engagement at a hearing on it at 60 parents, 60 people showed up to say this is terrible, 16 people showed up in favor of it, but generated a lot of outcomes by saying this is wrong, you have to contact the state board and change it, it takes parents getting involved in saying enough is enough, we are not going to teach this to our kids, not going to sexualize our kids. >> we have a lot more to get to. there is something the various happening in washington as democrats are attempting to use the federal government to strip
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states of their ability to stop again on this issue biological men from competing against women in sports and do away with voter id. how they are standing up to this power grab, stay there. is scotts turf builder rapid grass. it grows two times faster than seed alone for full, green grass. everything else just seems... slow. it's lawn season. let's get to the yard.
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>> is will hope >> i also hope congress gets to my desk the equality act to protect lgbt q americans. all transgender americans especially young people, your president has your back. >> what about the female athlete? the equality act will mean the end of women sports as we know it. it is obvious allowing biological men to compete against women is fundamentally unfair. recent rasmussen survey found
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54% oppose transgender participation in sports teams, 32% support it. it is time to find out how governors with me tonight are fighting back, joined by red state trailblazers governor reeves mississippi became the first state to a neck legislation to protect female athletes, you signed back in march. why did you think the issue is so important to the people of your state? >> the reason i'm passionate about it is i have a 16-year-old daughter, 14-year-old daughter at the 9-year-old daughter and they play basketball and soccer and every sport they can play in the reality is biological mail should not be allowed to compete with them for athletic scholarships, should not be able to compete with them for
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opportunities, i was so blessed the mississippi legislature sends me a bill to ban that in our stated i was honored to sign it. >> ability similar natures about across your desk. >> we will protect our girls. i have a 4-year-old daughter and a one-year-old daughter, they are both very athletic and we want to have opportunities for our girls. they deserve an even playing field and that is what we are doing. i look forward to signing that into law. shannon: the ncaa put out a second on transgender athletes, transgender fairness for all athletes, we are committed to ensuring ncaa championships are open for all who earn the right to compete in them. how is this fair to have biological males compete against women athletes? >> it is not fair. laura: what if they are not so generic that it's language, they are going to pull out of your state? >> i will do what is right for
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my state. i'm a mom of 3 daughters, grandmother of three granddaughters who compete, it is the right thing to do, they should have the same opportunities and we are working on legislation to identify hopefully by the end of this legislative session and signing that bill. >> the corporations have all lined up on this issue. reminds me when you get to the voter integrity issue, they all lined up on the side of transgender athletes in the sport of their choice with the gender of their choice, what will you say to these corporations if they are pulling out of texas? >> they are tardy to the party. if they don't participate in florida and texas but to have sports events anymore, but for 5 years the university in texas have in place prohibiting boys from playing girls in girl sports for the texas legislature is working on a bill to codify that which i will sign. shannon: on the issue of
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athletics the ivy league last year, the entire year had no sports. other important conferences at the fcc and others had full participation in sports. what do you anticipate for this fall and will you have 100% attendance in stadiums in nebraska? >> this was a big issue for the big 10 because they did not allow crowds to be in the stadium. we could have done that last year. we will have full stadiums for nebraska football this fall. >> of the conference going to be with you? the fcc, going to be 100%. they will both be 100%. >> ufc last saturday in jacksonville the first full capacity indoor sporting event since covid hit.
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when governors get to gather -- texas hosted the first 100% capacity major league baseball game with the texas rangers. laura: this is one upmanship. >> two days ago yankee stadium had 10,400 people at a baseball game, mississippi state, we had 13,300 at a college baseball game. these great events are awesome but we work hard to make sure the support happens. we had kids moving from other states to florida because they weren't allowed to play in california or michigan, coming to high school here to play football or something and the amount of opportunity taken away from kids in these lockdown
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states has devastating consequences. >> some are basil and we have 95% of the team that started complete, we did safely and responsibly and we had people moving to iowa to play too. >> president biden got on the air and said we want everybody to be playing sports again, we were doing that last summer. together on the fourth of july, we were doing that last summer too. he's completely out of touch with what is going on in our state. he does not know what is going on. he should talk to governors more often and find out what is actually going on in the middle part of the country outside his little bubble in dc. >> $95 million, they spent $95 million for this data via to get our kids back in the classroom by doing surveillance testing. i said we have been in the
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classroom since august. here is your $95 billion back. >> we can talk sports the rest of the hour. the big 10 has got to be back, the sec, they are all back, you guys have been leaders on that. democrats are pushing a bill called hr one that would amount to a federal takeover of your state election laws including voter id requirements and a recent fox news poll found 70% and% of the country support voter id laws but hr one eliminating all those election safeguards. florida's legislature passed a bill to add security. do you plan on signing that and your response to hr one. >> in florida we have voter id,
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it works, the right thing to do. we didn't do unsolicited mail ballots this last election. we made sure the right people were in place, we counted 11 million votes by midnight on election night. it was free, fair and transparent and the reforms we have coming will make it even better. we are banning ballot harvesting, making sure these groups can't stand private money to administer elections like they did in pennsylvania. we think we led the nation but we are trying to stay ahead of the curve to make sure these elections run well but in florida you can have confidence in your vote. >> what if hr one passes? >> we will sue. it is unconstitutional but it clearly doesn't apply to state elections or presidential so you could be in a situation where the federal government is trying to run elections that we are running. >> following in the footsteps of georgia and texas, considering its own voter integrity law here is what texas congresswoman sheila jackson lee said.
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>> is it about race? the sp 7 bill is about race, yes coming texas it is about race. why they focus on voting rights as they lost the 2020 election rather than back on their feet and running. this truly about race. >> in texas republicans won the 2020 election. second in sb 7 we are increasingly hours for early voting, we maintain the same number of early voting days, president biden's home state of delaware, do not have, calling delaware racist, new york racist or voter suppression? know but we have voting capabilities in texas that exceed where they had. it is not about race. all about the vote. we had record voter turnout and republicans won the state.
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laura: true freedom is more than economic prosperity. it is also the ability to live your life, speak your mind without getting canceled. how i read state trailblazers protecting your freedom to speak out. we will find out next.
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[cheers & applause] >> laura: the oxford dictionary defines laura: the oxford victory defines liberties freedom to live as you choose without too many restrictions, the red state governors using next to me on stage tonight understand why it is necessary to have freedom to go to school, to practice your faith, to worship, to run a business, to choose how you want to act and live. why do those who espouse
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traditional beliefs increasingly find themselves the subject of ridicule and cancellation and how do you prevent the same americans from being purged from the workplace, universities and the military. governor desantis pushed back on this issue legislation, they would punish big tech companies for deep platforming conservatives and other traditional americans. you see this coming, the effort to purge the military of extremists, but how do americans out there who are demoralized about this fight that? >> we are fighting back in florida, i'm going to sign a bill that will hold big tech accountable to allow you to sue big-ticket face and sorority platform you and i will supervise texas political candidate speech. we cannot let discourse in our country be controlled by leftist oligarchs in silicon valley and that is what happened over the last few years, silicon valley alive with corporate media and
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the party in power, almost like state run media and conservatives are seeing more on the outside out, got to fight back and this is the strongest state legislation he won has attempted and it will make a difference and we look forward to signing that soon. >> a lot of people don't want to talk about my friend's teacher my daughter asked teacher or my daughter's coach, can't speak out, people are afraid. i've never seen anything like i see now in the climate of this country. all the people watching across the country i say don't be afraid. >> speak out, take it back, that is what they are trying to do, shut us down by intimidation and we need to stand up for what is right, driving free speech on campuses, we talked about training in iowa and we need to encourage people to step up, do the right thing and fight back. >> governor ricketts?
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when you see people get the platforms for no reason on big social media companies i go back to when republicans had the house and senate and they did nothing to reign in big tech, they cozied up to big tech may be to get some campaign contributions along the way, that didn't work out well. >> it didn't and when you see companies like facebook editing the wall street journal, the wall street journal has been around forever, a regular mainstream news source, there is a real one and facebook and the wall street journal, what we have to do is recapture the house and senate and presidency and it has to be regulation of these companies at a federal level because what they are doing is making decisions that impact all of us. they need to be treated like utilities. >> do you agree? >> completely. social media companies need to
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lose their exemption. laura: why do they have that exemption? >> we are working on a bill in texas that will allow individuals who have been the platforms to sue these companies to get structured in a way that will avoid the preemption these companies think they have so as texans we will be empowered to sue big tech to get back on the platform. laura: another issue, to a question and the other issue. charles hart from orlando has a question. >> thank you for keeping florida 3. the question i would like to ask, many people are beginning to believe america is no longer exceptional or great so what can we do to reinvigorate the belief that america is too great for small dreams? >> great question and i was very disappointed after 2020 election but i told people when you're back is against the wall
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americans respond and we are responding in the state of florida not only are people coming from all are for the country to live here, to visit here, i have correspondence with people in other countries, in europe saying we are looking to florida as the focal point of the free world because they are suffering under the yoke of lockdowns so we have a ability, people of florida throughout the country and even to see this throughout the world. i think we are doing it right. gray and tim and all these governors are doing it right and we will have a resurgence of freedom in this country and 2022 will be a great year for us. laura: when you look at the economies of all your states you are not at the same level but freedom does ring through the
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difficulty we have lived in and then you hear people have a negative view of america whether on the race question or any question we heard the president talk about last night. kids today, what do they need to learn in public schools about this country? >> it seems people in the democratic party, not just the far left but many people putting down america day in and day out as if they want to act as if there is not this thing called the american dream and they are absolutely wrong. america is a great place, anybody regardless of their background has the opportunity to succeed in this country, opportunity is there for any and everyone. i hope the kids in mississippi understand that is across america as well. >> on the question of our children being taught this is a systemically racist country, founding documents and you with racist ideology, the 6019 project being force-fed to our kids at the end is ages through high school.
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>> america is the most exceptional nation in the history of the world. we are working in session to teach kids about the founding documents, the constitution, the bill of rights, the federalist papers, what did make america the greatest nation in the history of this world. >> final thoughts from florida when we return, red state trailblazers, stay here. >>
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♪ ♪ >> laura: tonight i hope we've laura: i i hope we proved the rl power in this country resides not in washington dc but for statehouses and governors mansion across the country and governors are using that power in the right way not constraining their citizens but empowering them.
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