Episode 328

Flip-flops

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January 27th, 2021

19 mins 15 secs

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Florida has reached yet another milestone in the COVID-19 crisis: the death toll passed the 26,000 mark with 231 additional fatalities Tuesday.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— After being dissed by the White House over his complaints about vaccine shortages, Gov. Ron DeSantis flip-flops. Instead of getting the greatest number of shots in arms, DeSantis says the state is now withholding COVID-19 vaccines to ensure seniors and health care workers can get a second dose.

— That announcement is a response to President Joe Biden’s press secretary, who said Florida had used only half the vaccines provided by the federal government.

— Two Republican lawmakers, furious that Donald Trump was banished from Twitter, filed bills to punish the tech giants … claiming conservatives are being censored.

— The bill targets Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet … and China.

— The Senate Criminal Justice Committee votes to close a loophole in the sex offender registry law that allowed a convicted child molester to stay off the list by simply refusing to pay his court fine.

— And finally, a Florida Man named paramedic of the year in 2020 is charged with helping his boss steal COVID-19 vaccine.