July 20, 2024

DeSantis: ‘Trump Hasn’t Lost His Voting Rights in Florida’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) clarified on Friday that former President Donald Trump still has the right to vote in Florida elections despite a Manhattan jury finding him guilty on 34 counts that District Attorney Alvin Bragg has asserted are felonies. “Former President Donald Trump hasn’t lost his voting rights in Florida. Rights are not removed

Ron DeSantis on Joe Biden’s Abortion-Focused Visit: ‘Floridians Not Buying What He’s Selling’

Floridians “are not buying what Joe Biden is selling,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) told reporters ahead of the president’s abortion-focused visits to Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday. “I hear that Joe Biden is on his way to Florida this afternoon, and all I can say is this is a guy who has intentionally opened the

DeSantis Refuses to Name Another State He Could Win After Iowa

Republican 2024 presidential hopeful Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) said Thursday in an interview with NBC’s “Nightly News” that his campaign had “great” organizations in the early primary states but refused to name which state he could win. Reporter Dasha Burns said, “You put all your eggs in the Iowa basket.” DeSantis shot back, “That is not

DeSantis Campaign Slams Haley for Democrat Mega-Donor Money

The presidential campaign of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is attacking former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, his fellow Republican primary challenger, over a report that Democrat megadonor Reid Hoffman gave $250,000 to a PAC supporting her presidential bid. According to a report from the New York Times, Hoffman, who cofounded LinkedIn, donated $250,000 to the

Report: Gov. Ron DeSantis Provided $90K in Tax Relief to a Chinese Subsidiary in Florida Despite Denials

Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) was the subject of yet another report unflattering to his record on China this week, this time for reportedly providing $90,000 in tax relief to the subsidiary of a Chinese-headquartered solar panel manufacturer with a factory in Jacksonville, Florida. The Washington Examiner reported Thursday that the DeSantis administration provided

DeSantis: I Wouldn’t Welcome Xi for a Visit

During a town hall with Newsmax TV on Monday, 2024 Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis stated that he would not welcome China’s Xi Jinping to Florida and “China is a threat to this country. I think we need to decouple our economy from China.” Co-host Eric Bolling asked, “Very quickly…Gov. Newsom cleaned up

Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis Continue Feud over China at 4th GOP Debate

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis duked it out again over who was weaker on China as governor during the fourth Republican presidential debate earlier this week. Haley, who touted being tough on China early on in the debate, later called for an end to normal trade

Koch-Backed AFP Backs Nikki Haley for President in Massive Setback for Ron DeSantis

The Charles Koch-backed group Americans for Prosperity Action (AFP) is backing former Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC) in the GOP presidential primary, marking a significant setback for Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL), whose campaign griped over the move.  ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonatan Karl first reported the news in a tweet Tuesday morning, which was quickly

GOP Rep. Roy: DeSantis Pushed for Bill that Would’ve Forced Biden’s Hand, Trump Supported Amnesty

On Monday’s broadcast of Newsmax TV’s “Eric Bolling The Balance,” Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) — who has endorsed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in his 2src24 GOP presidential campaign — stated that DeSantis “sided with conservatives on the Goodlatte one bill versus Goodlatte two.” While DeSantis’ 2src24 Republican presidential rival former President Donald Trump “tweeted out

DeSantis: Every Republican Running for President Should Pledge U.S. Cannot Accept Gaza Refugees

Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL), a 2024 presidential candidate, said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that he believed every Republican candidate should pledge not to “accept people from Gaza into this country as refugees.” Partial transcript as follows: DESANTIS: We cannot accept people from Gaza into this country as refugees. I am not going to

Report Details How Ron DeSantis Lost Online War to Donald Trump

A New York Times report published Saturday detailed how Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R-FL) presidential campaign lost the online war to former President Donald Trump, which has coincided with his drop in the polls. DeSantis’s camp attempted to organize an online eco-system of prominent conservative influencers to lead the charge against prominent pro-Trump influencers and the 45th

Exclusive–Ramaswamy: Haley ‘Was a China Stooge,’ DeSantis ‘Not that Different’

Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy told Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Saturday  former Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC) “was a China Stooge” who tries “to talk tough now” and Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) “really isn’t that different.” Host and Breitbart News Washington Bureau Chief Matthew Boyle and Ramaswamy spoke about a number of storylines coming out of the debate

DeSantis: ‘I Would Yank’ Student Visas of Pro-Hamas Demonstrators

Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL), a 2024 presidential candidate, said Monday on Newsmax TV’s “The Balance” that as president, he would “yank” the student visas of demonstrators in support of the terrorist group Hamas. Anchor Eric Bolling said, “You suggested pulling the student visas for those who are cheering it right here in the United States

Exclusive: DeSantis Campaign Now Says He Would Block Funding for UNRWA Gaza Cash Despite Voting Against Measures That Did So

The campaign of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis now says that, as president, he would not support the U.S. funding the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) despite previously voting against congressional measures that would have done that, providing an explanation to Breitbart News for his previous votes against the measures and

GOP Megadonor Switches from Ron DeSantis: ‘I’m Pro-Trump’

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Republican megadonor Robert Bigelow, who once stood as the biggest individual donor supporting Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s presidential campaign, appears to be switching his loyalties, now identifying himself as “pro-Trump.” Speaking to Reuters, Bigelow, founder of Bigelow Aerospace, said he is “pro-Trump” but is waiting to see how the former president’s

Florida Republicans Call on DeSantis to End Presidential Run: His Campaign Has ‘Caused a Distraction’

Florida Republicans Call on DeSantis to End Presidential Run: His Campaign Has ‘Caused a Distraction’ Ivan Apfel, Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Florida Republican Assembly, a grassroots political organization, is calling on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to drop out of the presidential race and focus on what he was elected by the people

DeSantis deactivates Students for Justice in Palestine; says giving ‘material support for terror’ is illegal

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested that some of the activities of pro-Palestinian student groups may be violating federal law. The governor added that in response to Students for Justice’s support for the Palestinians in the wake of the attack on Israel, he is going to “deactivate” the group in his state. Pro-Hamas protests have […]

DeSantis: Trump ‘Funded the Mail Ballots’ with COVID Spending Bill and His FBI Helped Censor Hunter Story

During an interview with NBC News on Monday, 2024 Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis stated that the 2020 election was poorly run, but we had mass mail-in balloting because “Trump turned the government over to Fauci, they embraced lockdowns, they did the CARES Act, which funded mail-in ballots across the country. Donald Trump

Louisiana Poll: Donald Trump Holds Commanding 65-Point Lead over Ron DeSantis 

Former President Donald Trump holds a commanding 65-point lead over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis among Louisiana Republicans, the latest Nexstar Media/Emerson College found. Three-fourths of Louisiana Republicans, 75 percent, plan to support Trump. DeSantis came in second place with just ten percent support. Another ten percent remain undecided, the survey found. Trump’s 65-point advantage in Louisiana is significant because

Poll: Ramaswamy Surges to Second Place over DeSantis, Trump Up 40 Points

Robert Perry/Getty Images, LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images While former President Donald Trump maintains a commanding 40-point lead over his Republican primary challengers, Vivek Ramaswamy has surged over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to take second place, a new Echelon Insight poll found. Trump is the clear frontrunner for the GOP nomination, with 55 percent of

McCarthy: Trump Will Be 2024 GOP Nominee, DeSantis ‘Not at the Same Level’

Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said on this week’s broadcast of FNC’s  “Sunday Morning Futures” that President Donald Trump will be the 2src24 Republican presidential nominee. Anchor Maria Bartiromo said, “All of that, the policies that you mentioned of the Biden administration, is one reason that Donald Trump is leading in the polls right now. What’s your take on this, that as

Newsom calls on DOJ to investigate DeSantis’ transports of illegal immigrants to California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate Florida’s transport of illegal immigrants to his state, based on the accusation that Florida tricked migrants into traveling to California and elsewhere. Newsom, along with California Attorney General Rob Bonta and Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar, wrote to Garland about Florida’s “unauthorized alien […]

Van Jones: DeSantis Is ‘Worse Than Trump,’ Anybody ‘on His Bandwagon Should Apologize’

CNN political commentator Van Jones said Monday on “Erin Burnett OutFront” that 2024 hopeful Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R-FL) wrapping Pride Month campaign video shows he was “worse than” former President Donald Trump. Jones said, “It’s a disgraceful decision on the part of the Supreme Court. But DeSantis should be ashamed of himself. Anybody who is jumping up and

Protesters descend on Philadelphia ahead of Trump, DeSantis’ Moms for Liberty appearances

Protesters descend on Philadelphia ahead of former President Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis remarks at ‘Moms for Liberty”s ‘Joyful Warriors National Summit’.  (Fox News Photo/Joshua Comins) prev next Protesters descend on Philadelphia ahead of former President Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis remarks at ‘Moms for Liberty”s ‘Joyful Warriors National Summit’.  (Fox News Photo/Joshua Comins) Protesters […]

Trump lead grows in NH, while DeSantis loses ground and new candidates see increase in support

Former President Donald Trump is extending his lead over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in New Hampshire, with newcomers in the 2024 Republican primary for president also earning support from voters in the state, according to a new poll. The Saint Anselm College Survey Center poll, released Tuesday, gathered responses from 1,065 registered Granite State voters […]

Poll: Trump Leads Biden, West in Hypothetical Race for White House; DeSantis Craters in Primary Contest

Poll: Trump Leads Biden, West in Hypothetical Race for White House; DeSantis Craters in Primary Contest Jeff Swensen/Getty Images, JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images, BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images, Fernando Leon/TAS23/Getty Images for TAS Rights Management Former President Donald Trump leads President Joe Biden and Green Party presidential candidate Cornell West in a hypothetical three-way

Oklahoma Gov. Stitt endorses DeSantis in 2024 Republican race, praises ‘dogged conviction’ in COVID-era

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday picked up the endorsement of fellow Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt for the GOP’s 2024 presidential primary — marking a key endorsement for DeSantis as he seeks to replace former President Donald Trump as the frontrunner. “Governor DeSantis is a strong conservative and principled leader, and I am proud to […]

Ron DeSantis Criticizes Justice Department’s ‘Zealous’ Prosecution of Donald Trump

Ron DeSantis Criticizes Justice Department’s ‘Zealous’ Prosecution of Donald Trump Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Republican presidential hopeful Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) criticized the U.S. Justice Department’s (DOJ) “zealous” prosecution of former President Donald Trump after news broke that federal prosecutors indicted Trump.  In a brief statement, DeSantis discussed the “mortal threat to a

GOP Rep. Donalds blames DeSantis campaign for dustup over controversial Florida education standards

Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.), an ally of former President Donald Trump who has endorsed him over Gov. Ron DeSantis, praised the standards as “good, robust & accurate” in a tweet Wednesday. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Rep. Byron Donalds pushed back against Gov. Ron DeSantis Friday for conflating the lawmaker’s criticism of Florida’s controversial new education standards

Survey: Donald Trump Trounces Ron DeSantis on Major Issues

More Republicans express confidence in former President Donald Trump to handle several major issues in the country — from energy to China relations —  than Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, the latest Morning Consult data found. The latest Morning Consult survey found Trump leading DeSantis by 34 points in the Republican primary race. A majority, 56