The political feud between Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Disney has been heating up for the last few months. In April 2023, Disney filed a First Amendment lawsuit against DeSantis, accusing the governor of waging a ‘targeted campaign of government retaliation.” DeSantis, who’s preparing for a 2024 presidential campaign on the GOP ticket, says he isn’t backing down. So how did this all begin? And who will come out on top, once it’s all done?
0:00 — INTRO
1:03 — The backstory of Disney v. DeSantis
4:31 — The fight over special districts
7:38 — The high-stakes legal battle
10:22 — What’s next?
Produced by: Jeff Huang and Devan Burris Script by: Jeff Huang Edited by: Dennis Donovan Graphics by: Andrea Schmitz Reporting by: Alex Sherman and Brian Schwartz Narration by: Andrea Miller Camera by: Brad Howard