Ron DeSantis could block Trump’s extradition if he’s indicted by Manhattan district attorney

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<p>Florida’s governor, Ron DeSantis, may have the authority to intervene if Donald Trump is indicted in New York</p> (AP)

Florida’s governor, Ron DeSantis, may have the authority to intervene if Donald Trump is indicted in New York

(AP)

Governor Ron DeSantis could potentially block Donald Trump’s extradition to New York if he’s indicted by Manhattan’s district attorney, a new report by Politico says.

According to a little-known clause in Florida law, the governor of the state has the authority to investigate whether a “person ought to be surrendered” over an indictment. Mr DeSantis has long been a fiercely loyal ally of Mr Trump’s.

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