LONGWOOD, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had a heated exchange with a CNN reporter Monday when she pressed him on vaccine registration issues across the state.
The governor was at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami as Florida counties began administrating their share of the coronavirus vaccine. The demand has been so high, that county websites and phone lines have been overwhelmed to the point of malfunctioning.
CNN reporter Rosa Flores asked DeSantis if he was aware that the counties were not prepared for the onslaught of traffic they received on their websites and phone lines in response to the vaccine rollout. Flores said she was interrupted before she could finish her question.
“Governor what has gone wrong with the rollout of the vaccine that we’ve seen phonelines jammed, websites crashing, and also–”
“It’s a lot of demand, I mean I think at the end of the day– Excuse me. Excuse me!”
The two then began talking over each other.
“If I could finish my question,” Flores said.
“You just said, ‘what has gone