POLITICO Dispatch

The complicated case of Covid in Florida

Episode Notes

When images of packed Florida beaches flashed across TV screens, critics grimly predicted overrun hospitals. But that didn’t happen. Now as Florida prepares to host the GOP convention, cases are spiking. POLITICO’s Marc Caputo breaks down how concerned Governor Ron DeSantis — and his political ally President Trump — should be. Plus, Trump prepares to unveil his executive order on policing. And surprise! The GOP largely backs Gorsuch’s LGBTQ decision.

Marc Caputo covers Florida and the 2020 election for POLITICO.
Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.
Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio.

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