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ABOVE VIDEO: The Newsom v. DeSantis face-off is coming

(FOX NEWS) – Watch the talk between California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on “Hannity” on Fox Information Channel at 9 pm ET.

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has lengthy been at odds with California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, slamming the Golden State’s chief for turning California right into a “petri dish for leftism.”

DeSantis and Newsom are two of probably the most outstanding governors within the nation, and repeatedly spar over key political points stretching from the pandemic to rampant drug use within the state.

Newsom argues he’s the chief of the “true freedom state” that fights towards “small males in huge places of work,” whereas DeSantis touts how Californians fled the state to Florida to flee “woke” ideology run amuck in school rooms and within the state’s capital.

“In California, they locked youngsters out of faculty, and so they had the bottom … proportion of in-person studying of any state within the nation of the 2020-21 faculty yr as a result of the academics union runs that state,” DeSantis mentioned final yr of Newsom’s strict lockdowns in the course of the pandemic, in accordance with the Sacramento Bee.

DeSantis has criticized Newsom repeatedly for his strict pandemic lockdowns that shuttered colleges and throttled companies, arguing the restrictions compelled many Californians to the state to Florida, the place DeSantis reopened the economic system simply months after the onset of the pandemic.