Ron DeSantis (R.) Plans to wait and watch Donald Trump To “punch himself out” Source has revealed that Donald Trump is currently running for the presidency. Politico.
The Florida governor hasn’t declared that he’s running for the GOP presidential nomination, but it’s widely expected that he will. Trump There were apparently views DeSantis He is now a potential contender and is increasingly attacking his one-time ally.
DeSantis He will apparently wait his turn and try to avoid any tussles Trump As he waits for the implosion of the former president.
Trump’s announcement Tuesday that he’s running yet again for the presidency is “fairly irrelevant” To DeSantisPoliticalo was told by a Republican consultant.
One political donor said Trump’s announcement was always anticipated and was already “baked into the formula” For DeSantis’ future plans.
The Republican governor is now in place “has the opportunity to spend the next several months governing while Trump has to try and convince people he still has the ability and faculties to govern effectively,” According to the consultant.
“DeSantis controls his time frame right now, so it’s almost like he gets to watch Trump punch himself out,” He added.
Stephen Lawson, a Georgia-based strategist and communications director. DeSantis’ 2018 run for governor, claims that the “normal average Republican” We are ready to support DeSantis More Trump.
Trump Lawson pointed out that he comes with a lot of baggage. These include two impeachments and the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection.
Trump Roger Stone, his pitbull operative Roger Stone, have been following him DeSantis For months. Both of them pulled out the nickname “Ron DeSanctimonious” For him. They repeatedly claimed that it would be betrayal. DeSantis To run against TrumpAccording to a claim by, he is responsible for DeSantis’ first victory. Stone said that it would be. “treachery” For DeSantis To run.
Trump Even made the wild claim that he “fixed” the 2018 election For DeSantis He ordered the FBI and Department of Justice not to count votes before he lost. There’s no evidence he did so.
DeSantis It has generally not responded to Trump’s attacks.
When asked about it, however, Trump’s comments after his reelection win, DeSantis At a press conference: “When you’re getting things done, you take incoming fire, that’s just the nature of it. I would tell people to go check out the scoreboard from last Tuesday [election] night.”