DeSantis Considers Action Against Broward School Board Members. ‘Every Single One Of Us Is At Risk,’

Jan 31, 2019

Gov. Ron DeSantis sent some Broward School Board members into shock Wednesday after saying they might be held accountable over the Parkland shooting.

He did not reveal who might be held accountable but said he hopes to make a decision in the next few weeks.

DeSantis said he does not think he has the authority to suspend beleaguered Superintendent Robert Runcie, who was appointed by the School Board. But he is exploring what action he can take against School Board members.

On Wednesday, two School Board members said they were stunned to hear their jobs might be on the line. One said she was not surprised. Another, newest member Lori Alhadeff, who lost a daughter in the shooting, said she doubts the governor would suspend her. The five other board members could not be reached for comment.

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