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DeSantis Calls Trump Indictment ‘Un-American’; Says Florida Won’t Assist in an Extradition Request

Posted on AllSides March 31st, 2023
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Justice, Donald Trump, Indictment, Hush Money, Politics, Ron DeSantis
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Florida will not cooperate in any extradition request for former President Donald Trump, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Thursday evening, calling his indictment on criminal charges “un-American.”

“The weaponization of the legal system to advance a political agenda turns the rule of law on its head,” DeSantis tweeted after news broke of the indictment against the former president, a resident of Florida.

A Manhattan federal jury indicted Trump on criminal charges that remain under seal, but the investigation deals with allegations of organizing hush money payments to an adult...

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