In the US election, will Ron DeSantis ‘Make America Florida’?
The battle for the 2024 US election is heating up – and the biggest challenger to former president Donald Trump seems to be Ron DeSantis. He’s the current governor of Florida, a key battleground in nationwide elections. Time and time again, he has promised to bring the blueprint of what he’s accomplished in Florida to a national scale. He gained notice when he lifted COVID-19 regulations earlier than most other US states. As governor, he’s also made sweeping changes to education and immigration, as well as feuded with the Disney Corporation. With a formal campaign announcement expected this week, does he have a chance against former President Trump?
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- Michael Kruse (@michaelkruse), senior staff writer at Politico
- Mansoor Adayfi (@mansooradayfi), author and former Guantanamo prisoner
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