Governor Ron DeSantis appeals to The Walt Disney Company to withdraw their lawsuit against the state of Florida.
DeSantis Appreciates Disney’s Collaboration during Pandemic
DeSantis expresses gratitude towards Disney for their cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing them to remain open in Florida while their California parks were closed.
DeSantis’ Personal Connection to Disney
DeSantis reveals his personal history with Disney, having tied the knot at Walt Disney World, emphasizing a positive relationship.
DeSantis Supports Disney’s Core Strengths and Values
While not opposed to Disney, DeSantis encourages the company to concentrate on their fundamental qualities and areas of expertise.
DeSantis Questions the Viability of Disney’s Lawsuit
Acknowledging their prior collaboration, DeSantis doubts the success of Disney’s lawsuit against Florida and urges them to abandon it.
DeSantis Advocates for Equal Treatment of Businesses
DeSantis emphasizes the importance of treating all businesses equally, without granting unfair advantages to any particular company.
DeSantis Highlights Florida’s Favorable Business Environment
Reaffirming Florida as a great place to conduct business, DeSantis points out successful operations by competing entertainment companies such as Universal and SeaWorld.
Disney Urged to Drop Lawsuit
DeSantis calls on Disney to withdraw their lawsuit against Florida, emphasizing the need for fair treatment of all businesses.
Upholding Collaboration with Disney
While appreciative of their past collaboration, DeSantis suggests that pursuing the lawsuit may strain the relationship.
Florida as a Level Playing Field
DeSantis asserts the significance of maintaining an equitable business climate, urging Disney to reconsider their legal action.
DeSantis Underlines Universal and SeaWorld’s Success
DeSantis highlights the thriving operations of Universal and SeaWorld in Florida as evidence of the state’s business-friendly environment.
Florida Open for Business
DeSantis concludes by reaffirming that Florida remains a preferred destination for businesses, encouraging Disney to drop the lawsuit and continue their collaboration.