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DeSantis pushes 'use of force' and reinterpretation of the Constitution to secure the border

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    2% Center

  • Reliability

    80% ReliableGood

  • Policy Leaning

    -10% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

    -47% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

57% : "It's a strategy we are seeing with other policies as well, including abortion, COVID responses, and government spending," said Prof. Foreman.
55% : "He has secured record funding for border security," said Jean-Pierre.
50% : Completing a border wall.
44% : "If somebody were breaking into your house to do something bad, you would respond with force -- yet why don't we do that at the southern border," said DeSantis at a news conference later in the day.
40% : "He also does not have direct experience with the southern border, though deals with a different set of immigration-related issues in Florida."
39% : Political communications expert Josh Scacco at USF said border security had become a flagship issue for the GOP this cycle.
31% : "If the cartels are cutting through the border wall, trying to run product into this country, they're going to end up stone-cold dead as a result of that bad decision."
26% : Trump touted his work on the border wall, promised to "declare war and defeat the cartels," plus what sounded like mass deportations if reelected.
18% : For example, DeSantis says he will finish the job of building a border wall while subtly saying that migration across the southern border increased under Trump and then shouting that the crisis has exploded under Biden."

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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