Episode 475

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September 22nd, 2021

14 mins 52 secs

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Gov. Ron DeSantis has named Dr. Joseph Lapado as Florida’s new Surgeon General.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried again spars with DeSantis — claiming he broke the law by independently appointing new Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Shawn Hamilton.

— Reporter Renzo Downey covered the spat for Florida Politics. He says the lone Democrat on the Cabinet has found an ally. Downey was also part of team coverage on DeSantis’ new agency heads.

— And the Joe Biden administration is expressing horror over videos showing U.S. Border Patrol agents confronting Haitian migrants with whips on horseback.