Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Oracle of  Omaha Says – Investing and Stock NewsOracle of  Omaha Says – Investing and Stock News

Latest News

Team DeSantis throws shade at Trump following endorsements from 99 Florida lawmakers: ‘Almost universal’

FIRST ON FOX: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political team threw some subtle shade at former President Donald Trump on Wednesday following the rising Republican star and likely presidential candidate receiving the endorsement of 99 lawmakers in the Florida state legislature.

‘Ron DeSantis’ support among Republicans in the Florida legislature is almost universal because these lawmakers have partnered with the governor to pass the most robust conservative agenda in the history of the state, putting Florida at the top of the rankings on every key metric,’ a top DeSantis political operation official told Fox News Digital.

The official’s use of the phrase ‘almost universal’ was a clear reference to Trump’s statement in April that his ‘support is almost universal in Florida’ after he received endorsements from nearly half of Florida’s Republican congressional delegation.

The 99 Florida legislators endorsing DeSantis, who has not yet announced a run for president, is a commanding portion of the state’s 113 Republican lawmakers, of which Trump has only been endorsed by one.

DeSantis, however, has the support of only one Republican member of Congress from Florida: Rep. Laurel Lee.

The Trump campaign responded to the endorsements by accusing DeSantis of using his veto power as governor to force them to back his potential White House run.

‘It’s no surprise that Ron DeSantis and his political cronies have continued to terrorize the Florida legislature with the threat of his veto pen if they don’t acquiesce to his demand to endorse his candidacy,’ campaign spokesman Stephen Cheung said in a statement. 

‘There are some brave legislators who have stood up to DeSantis’ Swamp-like behavior and resisted his intimidation tactics in order to do what is right for Florida and the country. Those who he can’t control — including almost the entirety of the Florida federal congressional delegation — have endorsed President Trump because he’s the only candidate who can beat Joe Biden and take back the White House,’ he added.

Trump is the overwhelming front-runner in the 2024 race for the Republican nomination, according to polls, with DeSantis coming in a distant second. When the governor’s expected campaign launch comes, he will join a growing field that includes former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, businessman Vivek Ramaswamy, conservative talk show host Larry Elder and former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

This post appeared first on FOX NEWS

Enter Your Information Below To Receive Free Trading Ideas, Latest News And Articles.

    Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

    You May Also Like

    Editor's Pick

    Everynet, one of the world’s largest network operators for national LoRaWAN® networks, announces it is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer long-range...


    As more candidates throw their hats into the 2024 Presidential ring, I’d like to offer a proposal that should have immediate bipartisan support: stop...

    Editor's Pick

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we interact with technology, and it has the potential to revolutionize the way we manage...

    Editor's Pick

    Semtech Corporation and esteemed engineering design services firm, Connected Development, today announced the launch of the new XCVR Development Board and Reference Design integrating...

    Disclaimer:, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively “The Company”) do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

    Copyright © 2023