DeSantis Is Going Back On The Road

Republican Party leaders were caught by surprise when it was announced that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to campaign for former President Donald Trump in the upcoming 2024 election. This news comes after a private meeting was held between the two men in Florida over the weekend.

Sources close to the matter revealed that the meeting was organized by Florida real estate mogul Steve Witkoff, who is a mutual friend of both Trump and DeSantis. Unlike their previous interactions, which have often been tense and riddled with jabs at each other, this meeting was described as a friendly event.

This was the first time Trump and DeSantis have spoken since the latter dropped out of the 2016 Republican primary race and endorsed Trump. At the time, DeSantis stated that a majority of Republican primary voters wanted to give Trump another chance. He also acknowledged that, while he had disagreements with Trump on certain issues, he believed the former president was superior to current President Joe Biden.

“It’s clear to me that a majority of Republican primary voters want to give Donald Trump another chance,” DeSantis said at the time. “They watched his presidency get stymied by relentless resistance, and they see Democrats using lawfare to this day to attack him.”

DeSantis went on to mention his endorsement of Trump and his pledge to support the Republican nominee. This is significant because, during the primary campaign, Trump and DeSantis were seen as rivals, with Trump often referring to DeSantis as Ron “DeSanctimonious.” Even after Trump’s endorsement, the two teams continued to spar with each other.

“I signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee, and I will honor that pledge,” he continued. “He has my endorsement because we can’t go back to the old Republican guard of yesteryear.”

However, it seems that all of that is in the past, as DeSantis and Trump have put their differences aside in an effort to secure a Republican victory in 2024. The details of their agreement are still unknown, but it is expected that DeSantis will use his influence and popularity in Florida to rally support for Trump.

Many Republican Party leaders and supporters are pleased with this news, as they believe DeSantis will be a valuable asset to Trump’s campaign. They see him as a rising star within the party and view his endorsement as a crucial step in securing a second term for Trump.

On the other hand, some Democrats are expressing concerns about this alliance between Trump and DeSantis. They believe that DeSantis’ popularity and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Florida could sway voters in favor of Trump. They also view this as a sign of a more extreme and divisive Republican Party, which could further polarize the country.

Only time will tell how this partnership between Trump and DeSantis will play out in the 2024 election. But one thing is clear: the Republican Party is determined to take back control of the White House, and they are willing to put their differences aside to achieve that goal. We will continue to monitor this developing story and provide updates as more information becomes available.