DeSantis, Putnam oppose Trump drilling proposal

Most Florida Republicans are coming out against expanded offshore drilling
A rig in the Gulf of Mexico (Associated Press)
A rig in the Gulf of Mexico (Associated Press)
Published Jan. 5, 2018|Updated Jan. 5, 2018

Statements from likely or actual candidates for governor:

Adam Putnam: "I support the President's efforts to increase energy production in the United States and power our economy forward. However, I have grave concerns about drilling off of Florida's coastlines. Our state's economy is directly tied to the beauty and health of our coast, and we must protect our coastline from offshore drilling. I stand with Governor Scott in support of his efforts to remove Florida from this proposal, and I'll do everything we can to protect what makes Florida special."

Ron DeSantis spokesman: "We agree with Governor Scott"

Richard Corcoran: No response.

Gwen Graham's response: