Fact-checking Newsom-DeSantis debate: Immigration, abortion, book bans and a poop map

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2023
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and California Gov. Gavin Newsom challenged each other’s records on immigration, crime, COVID-19 lockdowns, the economy and social issues in a rowdy Fox News matchup billed as "The Great Red versus Blue State Debate."

DeSantis is among the Republicans running behind former President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. Newsom, a Democrat, is not running for president — though he could be a future contender — and defended President Joe Biden’s record.

The governors cherry-picked favorable data and talked over each other as moderator Sean Hannity flipped...

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