Gov. Ron DeSantis kicks off the week with a win — his ban on mask mandates is back in force. Now he’s ready to spar with President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
— Brevard County School Board member Jennifer Jenkins says she simply can’t forget the lives lost, and credits mask mandates for keeping a tough situation from getting worse.
— Overcoming a breakthrough case of COVID-19, Congressman Darren Soto visits Sunrise to dive into his legislative priorities and what’s on the horizon for Florida from Washington.
— The Orlando Democrat is officially out of quarantine and is able to go back on the Hill in Washington to continue his work. On the Sunrise interview, Soto shares his experience dealing with COVID-19, his treatments, and tips for those working in Florida’s Capitol.
— During DeSantis’ tour to promote monoclonal antibody treatments, Republican Congressman Gus Bilirakis praised the treatment for helping him recover faster as well as Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson.