“It was a blessing in disguise that I almost passed out walking into Publix.”
Woman sought for stealing from publix'>Marion County Publix store, officials say
Publix will only administer 2-dose Moderna vaccine until further notice
Publix announced it will be suspending the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in accordance with the CDC and FDA.
WATCH: CBS and @60 Minutes excluded context from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in which he explains the steps his government took to make the decision to partner with Publix on vaccine distribution. The 60 Minutes version is first, followed by the full answer from DeSantis.
"What you're saying is wrong," Gov DeSantis tells Sharyn Alfonsi in response to a question about whether the Publix grocery store chain gained influence through a campaign donation on his behalf. "It's wrong. It's a fake narrative," he says.
Campaign finance reports obtained by 60 Minutes show that weeks before Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a partnership with Publix grocery stores to distribute the vaccine in its pharmacies, Publix donated $100,000 to his PAC.
In Belle Glade, Florida, many residents don’t have cars. In January, Florida’s governor announced a partnership with Publix grocery stores to distribute the vaccine in their pharmacies. The nearest Publix to Belle Glade is about 25 miles.
1. @Publix heiress Julie Jenkins Fancelli gave $300K to finance the January 6 event that turned into a riot. That was the bulk of the funding. Publix is saying they have nothing to do with Francelli. BUT Publix that isn't the full story.