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Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. (Photos: Bloomberg, Courtesy Photos) Rochelle Walensky, left, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, center, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, right. (Photos by Bloomberg, courtesy photos)

Florida’s Republican governor threatened to file a lawsuit against the federal government unless the national public health agency lifted its conditional sailing order on cruise lines within the next couple of weeks so these companies can resume operation.

And Fort Lauderdale attorney Richard Serafini, who is not involved in the dispute, said that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ demand directed at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was designed more for politics than the law.

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Michael A. Mora

Michael primarily covers litigation in South Florida for the Daily Business Review. You can contact him by email: [email protected]

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