Debunking Trump’s Misleading Attacks on DeSantis’s Record as Governor
Former president Donald Trump unleashed a decontextualized and misleading volley of allegations at Florida governor Ron DeSantis on Wednesday, trashing his home state of Florida and casting its governor as merely a talented public-relations man, not someone worthy of the 2024 GOP presidential nomination.
Trump cited recent voting numbers to suggest that he’s more popular than DeSantis in Florida, but those figures don’t tell the whole story.
“Let me explain the facts,” said Trump. “He is, for a Republican, an average Governor, he got 1.2 million less Votes in Florida...