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  • Here's all 38 bills Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law this month

    03/29/2024 1:41:59 PM PDT · by backpacker_c · 40 replies
    yahoonews ^ | Mar 28, 2024 | Kiah Armstrong
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has had a busy month, signing 38 bills into law in March. Ranging from giant wine bottles to homeless encampment bans to ending squatting in Florida, all the signed laws represent a multitude of issues residents have been bringing to light.
  • Conservatives call on Haley to drop out and back Trump: ‘Please withdraw from the race now’

    EXCLUSIVE — A group of 12 prominent conservatives, including a former governor, media executives, and a former U.S. attorney general, have issued a letter calling for Nikki Haley to drop out of the race for president. The former U.N. ambassador is the last remaining GOP opponent in former President Donald Trump‘s quest to win a nonconsecutive second term in the White House. She has vowed to remain in the race and is continuing to raise money, but the group argues she is only damaging her party. “While you have waged a spirited campaign for the 2024 Republican Party nomination, it...
  • Ron DeSantis hits new low in national poll

    12/08/2023 9:14:42 AM PST · by conservative98 · 28 replies
    Florida Politics ^ | 12.8.23 | A.G. Gancarski
    Nikki Haley doubles DeSantis' support. Donald Trump leads him by 57 points. Gov. Ron DeSantis arguably had his best performance in a national debate this week, with a widely viewed showdown with California’s Gavin Newsom the week before. But new polling suggests it might not matter. In the latest Emerson College poll, the Florida Governor has fallen to 7%, his worst showing in any national survey in the 2024 cycle. Adding insult to injury, DeSantis is actually at 6.7%, benefiting from rounding to even hit the modest 7% threshold. DeSantis trails Nikki Haley, who has double his support at 14%....
  • Ron DeSantis is in Iowa County #57. He will win this primary.

    09/16/2023 10:54:13 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 21 replies
    X ^ | 9.16.23 | Sultan Santis
    Ron DeSantis is in Iowa County #57. He will win this primary.— Sultan Santis 🐊🇺🇸 (@SultanSantis) September 16, 2023
  • Candidate Ron DeSantis Says MAGA Supporters Are “listless vessels” Who “follow whatever comes down the pike on Truth Social”

    08/20/2023 11:05:17 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 91 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | August 19, 2023 | Sundance
    Feeling empowered after his boost from Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp, a man of notoriously intemperate disposition, presidential candidate Ron DeSantis begins the process to align himself with the neocon establishment and labeling Donald Trump supporters as “listless vessels” devoid of principle, who simply “follow whatever comes down the pike from Truth Social every morning.”Appearing with a young millennial wearing a beaver tail on his head, namely Will Witt from the Florida Standard, Ron DeSantis outlines his opinion that the MAGA movement is only driven by the support of President Donald Trump, a person who has exhausted his usefulness in...
  • Ron DeSantis' Awkward Wedding Entrance Sparks Memes, Jokes

    08/07/2023 3:20:21 PM PDT · by backpacker_c · 20 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Aug 7, 2023 | Giulia Carbonaro
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was mocked online for his "awkward" entrance with his wife, Casey DeSantis at the wedding of Iowa Republican Taylor Collins in Des Moines on Saturday night, with social media users accusing him of stealing attention from the bride and groom. Videos of the event shared online show the Florida governor entering the wedding reception, held at the Beaux-Arts-style building, with his wife and walking straight into the room after the newlywed couple. Collins and his bride can be seen stepping to the side and clapping for the Republican governor as the audience in attendance cheers. DeSantis...
  • DeSantis Breaks With 70% of Republicans in Telling NBC ‘Trump Lost’

    08/07/2023 1:48:14 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 118 replies
    National File ^ | August 7, 2023 | JAKE WELCH
    Ron DeSantis has broken with 70 percent of the Republican base, telling NBC News, “Of course [Trump] lost: Joe Biden’s the President.” The stunning remarks, though caveated with complaints about mail-in voting and ballot harvesting, are unlikely to endear DeSantis to his party’s voters, a majority of whom are already soured by the Florida Governor’s lackluster campaign and toxic online strategies.DeSantis, who has spent the last two weeks watching some of his chief donors abandon his beleaguered presidential campaign, told NBC News: “Whoever puts their hand on the Bible on Jan. 20 every four years is the winner,” before being...
  • DeSantis’s Largest Donor Says He’s Done Unless There’s ANOTHER Shake-Up

    08/04/2023 9:05:14 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 18 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | August 4, 2023 | WILLIAM UPTON
    Billionaire Robert Bigelow is telling Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and his campaign that he’ll cut off funds unless there are further changes made to the beleaguered and amateurish campaign.Bigelow, a hotel tycoon and founder of Bigelow Aerospace is the largest single donor to The pro-DeSantis super PAC, ‘Never Back Down’, with over $20 million given. The billionaire UFO enthusiast had harsh words for the campaign when asked if he’d continue his financial support:“Not until I see that he’s able to generate more on his own. I’m already too big a percentage… A lot of his donors are still on the...
  • Ron DeSantis Blames President Trump for J6 Insurrection, Pledges to Stop Prosecuting Corrupt Democrats and Return to Political Civility

    07/19/2023 8:44:41 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 135 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | July 18, 2023 | Sundance
    Speaking in South Carolina today, presidential candidate Ron DeSantis blamed President Trump for the events of January 6, 2021, in Washington DC saying, “I think it was shown how he was in the White House and didn’t do anything while things were going on. Should he have come out more forcefully? Of course.” However, DeSantis affirmed he does not believe Trump’s transgressions amounted to criminal conduct. “But to try to criminalize that, that’s a different issue entirely,” the Florida governor noted.Governor DeSantis then tacked to his preferred position that politicians should not be criminally targeted and promised if he was...
  • Ron DeSantis says he wouldn't be Trump's running mate: 'I'm not a No. 2 guy'

    07/11/2023 7:45:09 PM PDT · by backpacker_c · 120 replies
    Nbcnews ^ | July 11, 2023 | Alec Hernandez
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday he would not be former President Donald Trump’s running mate if given the opportunity to join him on the ticket. “I don’t think so. I’m not a No. 2 guy,” DeSantis said on the “Wisconsin Right Now” radio show, saying he would rather stay on as governor because the vice presidency “doesn’t really have any authority.” Asked about his own thoughts on a running mate, DeSantis said, "It’s a little bit presumptuous to be doing that at this stage." "I’m here to win the early primaries, and that’s what we’ve got to do first,"...
  • Florida poll finds Trump well ahead of DeSantis in state

    07/10/2023 10:36:06 AM PDT · by backpacker_c · 36 replies
    Thehill ^ | July 10, 2023 | Sarah Forntinsky
    The new Florida Atlantic University Mainstreet PolCom Lab poll showed that Trump held a 20-point lead over DeSantis among registered GOP voters when asked whom they would support if the 2024 primary were held today. Half said Trump, while 30 percent said DeSantis and 7 percent said they were undecided. Other candidates who trailed behind them include entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy at 4 percent; Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) at 3 percent; and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), former Vice President Mike Pence and former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) each at 2 percent. Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley...
  • 'What happened?' Ron DeSantis is confronted about his campaign's 'failure to a launch' and admission it's 'way behind' in the polls against Trump - interview w/Maria Bartiromo

    07/09/2023 11:36:47 AM PDT · by backpacker_c · 127 replies
    DailyMail ^ | July 09, 2023 | Melisa Koenig
    FOX News anchor Maria Bartiromo tore into Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Sunday as he continues to fall behind in national polls. 'Maria, these are narratives,' the Florida governor said of the news that he is trailing in the polls. 'The media does not want me to be the nominee,' he claimed. 'I think that's very, very clear. Why? Because they know I will beat Biden. But more importantly they know I will actually deliver on all these things.' At that point, the FOX News host decided to close out the interview by asking the governor if he plans to...
  • As DeSantis Continues Shrinking, Corporate Republican Influencers Increasingly Need and Support the Corrupt DOJ

    07/09/2023 7:11:36 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 120 replies
    The Ron DeSantis campaign continues to collapse under the inertia of its central flaw, a terrible candidate.Hundreds-of-millions have been amassed to structure the pretending, create the brand image and present the narrative of something completely false.The central flaw was always, eventually, going to surface.Tens of millions have been spent on the launch and careful construct. However, when the core of the effort is built upon a false premise, there is nothing that can be done to change the outcome. Truth has a way of being self-evident; this represents the ultimate problem for the DeSantis team.Every single week since the launch...
  • Poll: Ron DeSantis trails Donald Trump by 50 points with younger GOP voters

    06/30/2023 6:46:24 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 36 replies
    Florida Politics ^ | June 29, 2023 | A.G. Gancarski
    <p>The Governor has just 14% support among GOP voters younger than 45 years of age.</p><p>New polling points to trouble for Ron DeSantis with one particular demographic in the 2024 presidential race.</p><p>A Fox News poll conducted from June 23 through June 26 shows the Florida Governor 50 points behind former President Donald Trump, 64% to 14%, with Republican voters under the age of 45.</p>
  • Trump Campaign Releases Ad with New Nickname for DeSantis

    06/26/2023 7:16:15 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 152 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | June 21, 2023 at 12:15pm | Johnathan Jones
    Former President Donald Trump’s campaign has unveiled a new nickname for Ron DeSantis in a new ad targeting Florida’s Republican governor.The verified Trump War Room account rolled out a Twitter ad Tuesday that accused DeSantis of forcing Floridians to remain in their homes during the COVID pandemic.The blistering ad, which was fact-checked by Twitter’s community notes feature, also offered the governor a new moniker: “Lockdown Ron.”“Lockdown Ron DeSantis shut Florida down during the pandemic, much more so than other states,” Trump War Room declared. “Now he’s trying to gaslight the American people into thinking otherwise.”The post, which contained a 30-second...
  • Dropping like a rock… - tweet about desantis Augusta rally

    06/22/2023 5:35:34 PM PDT · by backpacker_c · 79 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 22, 2023 | Jason Miller
    Jason Miller posted image of desantis augusta rally tweet. 329 livestream viewers were watching the event. Click on twitter to see image.
  • DeSantis Refuses to Support Trump if Trump is GOP Nominee

    06/22/2023 6:19:10 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 126 replies
    National File ^ | June 22, 2023 | CHARLES DOWNS
    Ungrateful Ron DeSantis wouldn't be the Governor of Florida without Trump's endorsement...On Thursday, Ron DeSantis refused to commit to supporting 45th President Donald Trump if he is the GOP Presidential nominee. Key DeSantis Advisor Paul Ryan previously stated he would not attend the GOP Convention if Trump is the nominee. DeSantis continues to follow the Paul Ryan Playbook.A reporter asked DeSantis if he would support Trump as the GOP nominee.DeSantis responded, “So what I would say is this, um when you are saying Cuomo did better on COVID than Florida did, you are revealing yourself to just be full of...
  • Tracing the power of Casey DeSantis

    06/19/2023 11:44:31 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 135 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 18, 2023 | Ruby Cramer
    As Ron DeSantis pursues the presidency, his wife’s role is limitless. Casey, 42, isn’t a typical political spouse. Why does that inspire so much fear? Her rise in TV and insular marriage tell the story.“Where is she at?”Ron was always asking.Ron DeSantis was in the middle of a picnic in Sioux Center, Iowa, bent over a homemade poster. Four photos, arranged in a neat grid, stared back at him: Ron and Casey, smiling on election night, 2022; Ron and Casey, smiling outside the governor’s mansion, 2021; a headshot of Ron; a headshot of Casey. The governor signed his name in...
  • Woke Child-Mutilating Elites Will Throw DeSantis Fundraiser in D.C.

    06/19/2023 12:41:54 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 31 replies
    The National File ^ | June 19, 2023 | CHARLES DOWNS
    DeSantis is being embraced by the worst of the worst…The DeSantis hypocrisy tour marches on, this time to an elite fundraiser in Washington D.C., hosted by woke Marc Lampkin. It is important to note that host committee members must raise $50,000 for the DeSantis campaign. Lampkin is a proud Bush supporter and works as one of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s top lobbyists. Lampkin has lobbied for child puberty blockers and big pharma. The fundraiser is scheduled to take place at the Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Hyatt office.Lampkin’s work for Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck had him lobbying for Abbvie INC, a...
  • Poll: Trump and DeSantis Tied in the Sunshine State

    06/14/2023 10:32:15 AM PDT · by proust · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 June 2023 | Hannah Bleau
    Both Trump and DeSantis tied for first place with 41 percent support each in their home state. No other potential candidate came close. Pence fell 38 percent points behind with three percent support. Christie, Ramaswamy, and Haley came one point behind with two percent support, and zero percent supported Elder, Hutchinson, and Scott. Overall, eight percent of Florida GOP voters are “not sure” who they would support. Notably, 71 percent chose DeSantis as their first-choice candidate, compared to 57 percent who said the same of Trump. When asked who would be their second-choice candidate, 30 percent said DeSantis, followed by...