Donald Trump’s attorney, Alina Hubba, has warned Ron DeSantis against the 2024 bid.
“DeSantis became DeSantis because of Trump,” Hubba said, telling him to “stay in Florida.”
DeSantis is considered Trump’s main rival for the 2024 Republican nomination.
Donald Trump’s attorney, Alina Hubba, has warned Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis not to run for president in 2024, pressuring him to keep the trail open for Trump.
“DeSantis became DeSantis because of Trump,” Hubba said at a Republican rally in Ohio on Monday on the pro-Trump right-wing broadcast network, The Daily Beast reported. We need to stay in,” she added.
“Just stay there. You’re doing a great job in Florida.”
Speculation has intensified in recent weeks that both Trump and DeSantis may declare themselves the 2024 Republican nominees.
Neither has officially declared, but Trump has strongly hinted that he will, and has even signaled that he wants DeSantis to stop doing it.
DeSantis has long been rumored to be gearing up for the presidential election. He is set to be re-elected as governor of Florida in Tuesday’s midterm elections and has a large lead in most polls, according to data his website FiveThirtyEight.
The two were previously close allies, with Trump endorsing and boosting DeSantis’ first gubernatorial campaign in 2018, with DeSantis modeling Trump’s political figures.
During his tenure as governor of Florida, he became the only Republican to match Trump in popularity. He gained national attention for his political stunts designed to appeal to Republican supporters, such as flying immigrant planes to Martha’s Vineyard.
Some top Republicans believe DeSantis is in a better position than Trump in the 2024 presidential election, with numerous scandals and active investigations tainting Trump’s political fortunes. pointing out.
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