DeSantis Flanks Rivals As He Tacks Further Right Amid 2024 Speculation
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida as he weighs a 2024 presidential bid is further tacking to the right, this is his strategy that could be the one to help him endear himself to the GOP’s conservative base and outflank his rivals including the former president of the United States, Donald Trump.
Ron DeSantis has already begun and carved out a reputation as a conventional firebrand but in recent days he build-up his rhetoric. This week, DeSantis summoned the state Supreme Court to assemble a grand jury to look into any wrongdoing that is concerning the development and promotion of COVID-19 vaccines.
According to a published post by The Hill, he was also against same-sex and interracial marriages that were recently signed into federal law to protect same-sex interracial marriages. The rightward march of DeSantis carries some risks from conservatives that could help him. If DeSantis winds up as the party’s nominee in a 2024 general election this risk will affect him.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is tacking further to the right as he weighs a 2024 presidential bid. (Photo: The Hill)
A Strategy That Could Endear Him To The GOP’s Conservative Base And Help Him Outflank Rivals
As time goes by and his political profile has surged up in recent years, Trump’s hopes of recapturing the White House and maintaining his grip on the Republican is now being threatened by DeSantis has arisen as the biggest threat to Trump.
USA Today and Suffolk University took a poll released this week found that two-thirds of GOP-leaning Republicans want DeSantis to undertake a bid for the presidency in 2024. The same survey was shown him overtaking the former president of the U.S. in a primary match-up; 56%/prefer the Florida governor and this was compared to the 33% who favor Trump.
Ron DeSantis, last month by a landslide 19-point margin was reelected to a second term in the governor’s mansion, hasn’t yet made a final decision on the said presidential bid and if he chooses to run, an announcement of his campaign is likely to be months away.
DeSantis also raised the concerns of people about what the law of opposed same-sex marriage could mean for religious institutions.
Ron DeSantis rose for his willingness to criticize federal public health officials and their advice amid the Covid-19 pandemic, this was the reason for his rise to national prominence.
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