DeSan­tis Crit­i­cizes U.S. Sen­ate Dress Code Change To Accom­mo­date Fet­ter­man

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Flori­da Gov­er­nor Ron DeSan­tis crit­i­cized the U.S. Sen­ate on Mon­day after the cham­ber of Con­gress elim­i­nat­ed its dress code for law­mak­ers over the week­end, appear­ing to accom­mo­date Penn­syl­va­nia Demo­c­rat Sen. John Fet­ter­man.
“We need to be lift­ing up our stan­dards in this coun­try, not dumb­ing down our stan­dards in this coun­try,” DeSan­tis said.
On Sun­day, Sen­ate Major­i­ty Leader Chuck Schumer (D‑NY) direct­ed the Senate’s sergeant-at-arms to stop enforc­ing a dress code for sen­a­tors a few months after Fet­ter­man made head­lines for dis­re­gard­ing the rules.
The change is expect­ed to go into effect next week.
DeSan­tis spoke at Craig Munic­i­pal Air­port in Jack­sonville on Mon­day, announc­ing that all Flori­da first respon­ders would receive $1,000 bonus­es for the third year in a row. But as the gov­er­nor bal­ances his respon­si­bil­i­ties as the state’s top offi­cial and bids for the White House in 2024, he took a moment to slam the Sen­ate for allow­ing law­mak­ers to choose what they wear on the Sen­ate floor.

“Did you guys he …