Protesters disrupt DeSantis’ speech at fundraising event in New Hampshire

To: Nick Robertson, The Hill


Has been updated:

(The Hill) – Protesters rushed to the stage as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (right) addressed a Republican fundraising event in New Hampshire on Friday.

Two women yelled “Jews against DeSantis” While the Governor ignored their interruption, they were immediately escorted off the stage.

“The speech needs a little spice,” he said.

DeSantis was headlining the Amos Tuck Dinner, a major fundraising event for the New Hampshire Republican Party. The governor recently traveled to many states to announce the presidential election. On Thursday, he attended a Republican fundraiser in Ohio, and on Friday he gave a speech at Liberty University in Virginia.

The women who disrupted his speech in New Hampshire belong to IfNotNow, an American-Jewish organization protesting the Israeli government and its treatment of Palestinians.

organization DeSantis called an anti-Semitecharacterized by his refusal to denounce an alliance with white supremacist supporters and Christian nationalists.

DeSantis was second to former President Trump in the 2024 Republican primary.a morning consultation vote It turns out that Trump has a 33-point lead over the Governor of Florida this week.

He has not officially announced his presidential candidate yet, but it will be announced soon.

A super PAC affiliated with Trump and DeSantis has already begun airing attack ads against other candidates.On Friday, his pro-Trump PAC Advertising mockery DeSantis Case where he allegedly ate pudding on a private jet with his finger and pro DeSantis PAC called trump In response to previous comments in favor of gun control. Protesters disrupt DeSantis’ speech at fundraising event in New Hampshire

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