"I'm happy to brief the President, if he's interested in hearing what we're doing in Florida," DeSantis said. "My view on all of this is like, you got people's lives at stake, you've got their property at stake, and we don't have time for pettiness."
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre confirmed Biden had not spoken with the Florida governor over the phone but clarified that Biden did speak with the mayors of Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater.
President Biden faced backlash for not calling DeSantis with some blaming it on the two's difference in political opinions.
But seemingly, the President got the memo and extended a phone call with the Florida Governor to discuss potential impacts.
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