In the battle for the presidency of the United States in 2024, DeSantis is believed to be Trump’s most formidable Republican opponent, despite the fact that the governor is being questioned about his preparedness for the national stage. He disclosed his choice in a filing with the Federal Election Commission before to engaging in an online debate with Elon Musk, the CEO of Twitter.
On May 24, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that he would be running for president in 2024. He is entering a crowded Republican primary fight, which will test both his national popularity as an outspoken cultural conservative and the readiness of the GOP to move on from former President Donald Trump. DeSantis is jumping into a crowded Republican primary contest.
The 44-year-old Republican contender made his decision public in a filing with the Federal Election Commission before engaging in an online conversation with Twitter CEO Elon Musk.
It marks a new chapter in his amazing journey from an unknown congressman to a two-term governor to a significant actor in the nation’s bitter debates about racial, gender, and other contentious problems. His remarkable career began when he was elected to the House of Representatives. Even if there are questions being raised about the governor’s readiness for the national stage, DeSantis is widely seen as Trump’s most formidable Republican opponent.
It has been speculated for a number of months that DeSantis will enter the contest for the Republican nomination, and he is now considered to be one of the leading candidates for the party’s bid to oust Democratic President Joe Biden from the White House. Republicans assert that the nation has moved to the left too much under the leadership of the president, who is 80 years old, while he ignores issues such as inflation, immigration, and crime.
In the main election that will take place in November 2024, Biden will compete against the Republican nominee.
DeSantis, who was born and raised in Florida but has roots in the Midwest, received his education and athletic training at Yale University, where he also participated in baseball. Following his graduation from Harvard Law School, he joined the Navy and served as a Judge Advocate General officer. In this capacity, he was deployed to both Guantanamo Bay and Iraq. After running for election in 2012 and obtaining a seat representing the Orlando area, he went on to become a founding member of the far-right Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill after a successful campaign for office in 2012.