In an exciting development preceding his Twitter space session alongside Elon Musk, Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida made a groundbreaking announcement: he is throwing his hat into the ring and officially running for the presidency. Speculation about his intentions has been ongoing for several months, but it was after the successful performance of the candidates he endorsed during the November 2022 midterm elections that DeSantis gained significant popularity for a potential presidential bid.
In the midst of facing opposition from former President Donald Trump, DeSantis has established a strong political reputation through his advocacy for conservative agendas and his determination to confront pandemic-related limitations. Alongside DeSantis, notable figures like Nikki Haley, Tim Scott, Asa Hutchinson, and Mike Pence are also prospective candidates in the GOP nomination race.
Taking to Twitter as the newly declared 2024 U.S. Presidential candidate, Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida launched his campaign ad with a powerful message:
“I am embarking on a presidential journey to lead the resurgence of our great nation—the United States of America.”
I’m running for president to lead our Great American Comeback. pic.twitter.com/YmkWkLaVDg
— Ron DeSantis (@RonDeSantis) May 24, 2023