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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled his presidential economic policy agenda while on the campaign trail on Monday in New Hampshire.
The platform, dubbed the “Declaration of Economic Independence,” is a 10-point policy outline that mirrors the agenda that DeSantis has pursued in Florida.
Under DeSantis, Florida has been ranked as the best economy in the nation, with CNBC calling it “white hot.” The CATO Institute currently ranks Florida as the top state in the country for fiscal policy freedom, which it says consists of “taxes, government employment, spending, debt, and fiscal decentralization.” The institute also ranks Florida first in economic freedom, which includes fiscal and regulatory policy. The state also leads the country in new business startups.
DeSantis’ agenda outlines what it says are the problems with the U.S. economy, including high prices sparked by reckless government spending, lackluster economic growth, a ballooning national debt, an increasingly competitive China, high taxes, and too many regulations.
The campaign takes a hard line against communist China, saying that their economic goal is: “We Win. They Lose.”
The campaign says that the “Declaration of Economic Independence” seeks to break America away from “the failed elites that have orchestrated American decline,” China, reckless government spending, central planners, far-left agendas like the Green New Deal, and powerful woke corporations.
The 10-point plan includes:
— Team DeSantis (@TeamDeSantis) July 31, 2023