‘The Gloves are Off’: Christina Pushaw Resigns as Florida Gov. DeSantis’ Press Secretary — But She’s Moving On to a Big New Role

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Florida governor Ron DeSantis’s press secretary Christina Pushaw is resigning. But the press secretary who has earned a reputation as a ‘based firebrand’ isn’t taking her rhetorical skills far. She is joining DeSantis’s re-election team.



She submitted her resignation to the Chief of Staff James Uthmeier and to the Director of Administration Dawn Hanson on Friday.

“It has been a great honor to serve the people of Florida under the leadership of Governor Ron DeSantis and his administration,” Pushaw wrote. “This letter is to officially inform you that I am resigning from my position as Press Secretary for the Executive Office of the Governor, effective August 12, 2022.”

Pushaw listed the many accomplishments that she was proud to be a part of as Governor Ron DeSantis’s press secretary. Her resignation can be read in full below:

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“Now the gloves are off.”

That is how Christina Pushaw announced her resignation on Twitter, along with the news the she would be joining DeSantis’s re-election team.

Meanwhile, Bryan Griffin is being promoted to Christina Pushaw’s former position as DeSantis’s Press Secretary.

“You think the leftist media loses their mind about ChristinaPushaw now?” commented Florida Voice’s Editor-in-Chief Brendon Leslie. “You haven’t seen anything yet…”

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