Gov. Ron DeSantis Makes Announcement In Miami


ASKED TO CALL POLICE. A DISTURBING STORY, SEBASTIAN CHOI IS UNDER ARREST ACCUSED OF PERFORMING VARIOUS SIX ACTS ON A 10-YEAR-OLD GIRL. THE SUSPECT IS THE VICTIMS TAE KWON DO INSTRUCTOR. LESS THAN 24 HOURS AFTER BEING SWORN IN AS THE GOVERNOR OF FLORIDA RON DESANTIS COMES TO SOUTH FLORIDA WITH A MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT. APPOINTED THE FIRST HISPANIC WOMAN TO THE SUPREME COURT. WE ARE LIVE WITH MORE ON THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT. JOAN? Reporter: IT IS FITTING WE SHOULD BE IN THIS TOWER BECAUSE OF THE PERSONAL SIGNIFICANCE TO THIS WOMAN WHO HAS JUST BEEN APPOINTED TO THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT BECAUSE OF HER PERSONAL CONNECTION. IT IS HERE THAT CUBANS WERE WELCOMED NEARLY 60 YEARS AGO. IT WILL BE MY HONOR AND PRIVILEGE TO ANNOUNCE THAT I’M GOING TO APPOINT JUDGE BARBARA LOOK OVER TO THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT. ON HIS FIRST FULL DAY ON THE JOB GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS PICK THIS JUDGE TO FILL ONE OF THREE VACANCIES ON THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT. I WAS GIVEN 11 NAMES FROM THE JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMITTEE. I HAD ALL 11 CANDIDATES BE INTERVIEWED BY A CADRE OF VERY SOPHISTICATED ATTORNEYS. I WAS NOT PRESENT FOR THE INTERVIEWS. BUT THEY REALLY PUT THEM THROUGH THE RINGER, BRIEFED ME ON THAT PROCESS AND THEN SUBSEQUENTLY, I SAT DOWN ONE-ON- ONE WITH EACH OF THE 11 CANDIDATES. SHE GREW UP IN HIALEAH AND GRADUATED FROM COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW WHERE SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE LAW REVIEW. OVER 50 YEARS AGO MY PARENTS LIKE SO MANY OTHERS CAME TO THIS COUNTRY FROM CUBA. TO START REBUILDING THEIR LIVES IN THE LAND TO OFFER THEM OPPORTUNITY BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY FREEDOM. WITH PARENTS BEAMING AT HER SIDE, SHE SAID HER NOMINATION IS EXTREMELY PERSONAL. HER FATHER ABANDONED HIS DREAM OF THE LAW FLEEING CUBA. I AM PARTICULARLY MINDFUL OF THE FACT THAT UNDER OUR

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  • Congratulations to this beautiful and successful woman.From Hialeah to the Florida supreme court.What a wonderful jurney.All Cubans are very proud of you.

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