FILE – Rush Limbaugh speaks during a ceremony inducting him into the Hall of Famous Missourians on May 14, 2012, in the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Limbaugh died of lung cancer on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021.
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Florida governor: Flags will be at half-staff for Limbaugh
Published 3:52 PST, Fri February 19, 2021
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In
Limbaugh, a Florida resident, died Wednesday after battling lung cancer. DeSantis called him a friend. It's not clear when the flags will be lowered, since the funeral plans for Limbaugh have not been announced yet.
“When there's things of this magnitude, once the date of interment for Rush is announced, we're going to be lowering the flags to half staff,” DeSantis said at a news conference in Palm Beach County.
Limbaugh's death has been widely mourned by conservatives, although critics have highlighted past comments by him that they allege were bigoted and blatantly racist.
The governor has previously ordered flags to be at half-staff to
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