This information was quickly confirmed by the head of the social network.
I’m going to interview Ron DeSantis and he has an announcement to make.He said during an exchange with Wall Street Journal.
The conversation between the two men is scheduled to take place on Wednesday at 6 pm and will be moderated by Republican businessman David Sachs.
The 44-year-old Florida governor is seen as the main challenger to Donald Trump for the Republican nomination.
This former naval officer was narrowly elected in 2018 to the presidency of the state of Florida, in the southeastern United States, after gaining the support of Mr. Trump, and then the White House.
Since then, he has distanced himself from the billionaire and gained popularity by doubling down on violent outbursts on education or immigration – in the name of a fight against
But Ron DeSantis’ path to the White House is littered with pitfalls.
The 44-year-old governor, on whom many conservatives have pinned their presidential hopes after re-election in Florida in November 2022, is trailing Donald Trump — officially the nominee since November 16, 2022 — according to several polls.
His main obstacle? Lack of charisma directed from all sides.
The wording of his announcement was also heavily mocked in Donald Trump’s entourage.
” Announcing his candidacy on Twitter is perfect for DeSantis. In this way, he does not need to interact with anyone. »
Face to face with Trump
Surrounded by judicial investigations, Donald Trump continues to denounce the witch-hunt — a rallying cry for his base, which remains largely loyal to him — and throws himself headlong into his second run for the White House.
The former occupant of the White House boasted that he had raked in several million dollars following his historic conviction on April 4 by a New York court, which was the subject of astonishing media attention.
Going head-to-head with Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis can count on a massive $110 million war chest that he intends to draw from to try and catch up by flooding the country with election ads.
In a recent video from the Political Action Committee, a man puts up a poster
President DeSantis for one cover
Trump 2016 In the car.
Here’s a summary of the message the governor wants to get across to voters: In the face of the 76-year-old billionaire, Ron DeSantis claims to embody the new guard.
Both men are the favorites for the Republican nomination.
The other announced Republican candidates—Nikki Haley, Tim Scott, and Asa Hutchinson—seldom exceed 5% in voting intentions right now.
The battle is expected to be bitter. Hostilities between the two men began long before the governor of Florida took to the scene, with sour statements and rallies interspersed.
The candidate chosen by the Republican camp at the end of the primaries in November 2024 will face the candidate of the Democratic Party.
Best-selling author Marianne Williamson and John F. Kennedy’s nephew, Robert Kennedy Jr., are the only ones so far to enter the race for the Democratic nomination against President Joe Biden. But their chances seem very slim.