DeSantis vs. suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren trial starts Tuesday

ORLANDO, Fla. — The battle between Gov. Ron DeSantis and suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren will enter a courtroom Tuesday.


The trial starts Tuesday morning in the lawsuit over the governor’s decision to force Warren to step away.

The months-long case all comes down to a controversial state law and how to enforce it.

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The state attorney said he would not enforce Florida’s 15-week abortion ban.

So, the governor suspended him, calling it a violation of his oath of office.

The state attorney said he was fired for something he said, not something he did.

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Warren will walk into a federal court as a plaintiff.

He’s suing DeSantis for removing him from office.

Warren, who was first elected in 2016, was suspended in August by DeSantis after promising to not prosecute violations of the state’s new 15-week abortion ban.

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DeSantis argues state attorneys cannot pick and choose which laws to enforce.

Warren calls his suspension politically motivated and a “blatant abuse of power.”

See more in the video above.

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