Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis rips Florida Republicans for punishing Disney: 'Ron DeSantis is over the line'
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Donald Trump's former campaign attorney Jenna Ellis ripped Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and GOP legislators for their punitive acts against the Walt Disney World Company.

Legislators voted 23-16 this week to remove Disney from its self-governing status after the company criticized the state's Parental Rights in Education law, or the so-called "don't say gay" law, and the conservative Ellis said the move was inappropriate, reported Newsweek.

"As much as I disagree with Disney’s corporate statement, they have a right to speak and support or not support legislation without government consequences," Ellis said. "Their customers have a right to react with their dollars. DeSantis is over the line here."

The Newsmax contributor wondered what would happen if California Gov. Gavin Newsom took action against Chick-fil-A, and she said the Constitution was clear on the matter.

"They are entitled to the government not retaliating for exercising a constitutionally protected right," Ellis tweeted.

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