Florida governor expected to announce presidential run
Ron DeSantis will officially enter the 2024 presidential race on Wednesday after months of speculation.
The Florida governor will join a live Twitter event with Elon Musk on Wednesday night, NBC News reported. The campaign will then release an official intro video.
On Monday, Mr. DeSantis, 44, unveiled his 2024 bid while speaking at the National Religious Broadcasters Conference in Orlando in which he outlined his vision for the faction’s hold. conservative to the Supreme Court for a quarter of a century.
In what appeared to be a subtle blow to Donald Trump, he announced his eight-year campaign plan – something Mr Trump was unable to do.
Mr. DeSantis, 44, is seen as Mr. Trump’s biggest rival in the Republican vote with some Republican lawmakers and the right-wing media backing him after the midterm elections.
However, the latest polls show Mr. DeSantis closely following Mr. Trump.
This comes at a time when Mr. DeSantis is preparing to go to war with Disney and push back against the NAACP’s advice, which warns tourists that Florida is “openly hostile” to Blacks, people of color and LGBT+ people due to its laws. grandfather.
DeSantis will launch 2024 presidential bid on Twitter with Elon Musk
The Florida governor, who is seen as Donald Trump’s top rival in the Republican presidential race, will kick off his bid for the White House during Wednesday night’s Twitter Spaces event with the billionaire.
The event will take place at 6 p.m. ET and be hosted by tech entrepreneur David Sacks, a DeSantis supporter and a close business advisor to Musk, according to NBC News.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 19:38
Ron DeSantis teases 2024 bid as he digs subtly on Trump
In presenting his appointment of the right-wing seventh judge to the Supreme Court, the Florida governor noted that if elected president, he would be able to run for re-election and stay in the White House for eight years. like, unlike Mr. Trump. will only be able to serve one term as he has spent four years as commander-in-chief.
Gustaf Kilander report from Washington, DC.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 19:30
DeSantis will kick off the 2024 campaign on Twitter on Wednesday night
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will announce he will run for president in discussion with Twitter CEO Elon Musk, three sources familiar with the plan told NBC News.
Musk and DeSantis will host an event on Twitter Spaces, the website’s platform for audio conversations, on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET. It will be moderated by David Sacks, a tech entrepreneur, a confidant of Musk, and a DeSantis supporter.
That same evening, the campaign will release an introductory video and DeSantis will begin visiting some of the first states after Memorial Day.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 19:12
DeSantis boasts ‘a quarter of a century’ of Supreme Court 7-2 conservative majority if he wins in 2024
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis predicted that if he were elected president, conservatives could hold a 7-2 majority on the Supreme Court in 25 years, according to the report.
The governor and potential Republican presidential nominee made the remarks while speaking at the National Conference of Religious Broadcasters in Orlando.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 19:00
DeSantis is currently being watched by a student who tracks Elon Musk’s private jet
Jack Sweeney, a student at the University of Central Florida, created a Twitter account called “@DeSantisJet”, which tracked the location of the plane Mr. DeSantis was using.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 18:45
Profile: Casey DeSantis
As Ron DeSantis prepares to take the national stage, interest will inevitably turn to his personal life and that of his wife, Casey DeSantis, as the future first lady of the United States.
Joe Somerlad Florida’s current first lady profile.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 18:15
DeSantis outlines vision for growing conservative majority in Supreme Court
Speaking before the National Conference of Religious Broadcasters in Orlando on Monday night, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis outlined his vision for maintaining and even developing a conservative majority on the Supreme Court.
washington articles reported that he suggested that if he were elected president and served two full terms, the number of conservative judges could increase to seven out of nine, suggesting that John Roberts (who sometimes sided with the liberal judges) and Sonia Sotomayor may need to be replaced.
“So maybe in those eight years we have an opportunity to strengthen the judges… Alito and Thomas and really improve with the others, and if you can do that, you have a A 7-2 conservative majority on the Supreme Court will last a quarter of a century,” Mr. DeSantis said to loud applause.
Democratic groups have described the scenario as a “nightmare”.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 17:50
DeSantis removes ‘FL’ from Twitter handle as expected in 2024
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis apparently dropped the letters “FL” from his personal Twitter account’s name and bought the name @RonDeSantis from its previous owner.
His team also seems to have dropped the Sunshine State from their hands, becoming @TeamRonDeSantis.
The official announcement of his candidacy is expected this week as he files the paperwork and meets with sponsors, after having visited multiple stub states and started a short international trip.
On Monday, Senator Tim Scott entered the race to be the Republican nominee and received a surprisingly warm welcome from the team’s current leader Donald Trump (who was not surprised at all). while also removing DeSantis in the same post).
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 17:38
DeSantis Responds to NAACP Call for Tourists to Boycott Florida
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is dismissing any concerns about the NAACP issuing the order official consultation warns travelers that the Sunshine State is “openly hostile” to Blacks, people of color and LGBT+ people.
independence approached Mr. DeSantis’ office on Monday about the advice given by the largest and oldest civil rights organization in the United States on May 20.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 17:30
Trump lashes out at DeSantis as he shares surprisingly positive response with another 2024 opponent
Oliver O’ConnellMay 23, 2023 17:00