Ron DeSantis steps into the ring: the Florida fascist formally launches his 2024 candidacy
Donald Trump, who feeds on poisonous drama, might be happy to know that it’s official — Ron DeSantis is within the ring. Florida’s authoritarian governor filed with the Federal Election Fee earlier immediately (see doc under, tweeted by Ron Filipkowski), hours earlier than his on-line Twitter look with Elon Musk at 6pm EDT, the place he’s anticipated to make his announcement.
From AP Information:
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis entered the 2024 presidential race on Wednesday, stepping right into a crowded Republican main contest that may take a look at each his nationwide attraction as an outspoken cultural conservative and the GOP’s willingness to maneuver on from former President Donald Trump. …
DeSantis is taken into account to be Trump’s strongest Republican rival even because the governor faces questions on his far-right insurance policies, his campaign-trail character and his lack of relationships throughout the Republican ecosystem. Nonetheless, he has generated vital curiosity amongst GOP main voters by casting himself as a youthful and extra electable model of the 76-year-old former president. …
DeSantis joins a area that additionally contains former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy. Former Vice President Mike Pence can be thought of a possible presidential candidate however has not but introduced a bid.
Let the starvation video games start!