Florida Gov. DeSantis vows lawsuit over federal vaccine mandate, hints at state ban on business mandates for workers
Ron DeSantis on July 13, 2021, in Miami. - Joe Raedle/Getty Images North America/TNS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday vowed to sue President Joe Biden’s administration over a mandate on businesses to vaccinate or test workers for COVID-19, but he also suggested the state might need to pass its own law to prevent businesses from imposing their own mandates. “We are going to contest that immediately. We think the state of Florida has standing to do it and we also know businesses that we’re going to work with to contest it,” the Republican governor told reporters in Lee County. “I think the mandate is going lose in court.” Biden last month said he would r...