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The liberal media is accused of trying to start a rivalry between President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, which doesn’t actually exist.
The two political figures are extremely popular among conservatives and supportive of each other. Trump previously endorsed DeSantis’ run for governor.
DeSantis has also said the rivalry is something manufactured by the liberal media.
Pollster Richard Baris is setting the record straight by shutting down the idea of a rivalry between them.
Baris explained DeSantis “will not run if Donald Trump runs” because DeSantis believes the election was stolen from President Trump. As a result, Trump belongs in the White House and DeSantis wouldn’t stand in his way.
Trump has agreed with this comment by claiming that Mike Pence, Mike Pompeo, and Ron DeSantis would step aside if he did run for the party nomination in 2024. “If I ran, I can’t imagine they’d want to run,” Trump said. “Some out of loyalty would have had a hard time running.”
“I think that most of those people, and almost every name you mentioned, is there because of me,” Trump said specifically about DeSantis. “In some cases, because I backed them and endorsed them.”
“You know Ron was at 3 percent, and the day I endorsed him, he won the race.” When asked if he is responsible for “making DeSantis,” Trump responded, “As soon as I endorsed him, the race was over.”
Trump currently leads potential Republican rivals by sizable majorities in most polls. He has repeatedly hinted that he will run again in 2024.
Pollster Baris confirmed the same information coming from DeSantis’ side.
“I got texts from people in Trump orbit and DeSantis orbit. What the f***,” Baris said. “This is exactly what they are talking about. Telling him to look him dead in the eye because he feels this election was stolen Let me just tell you, let me just make this clear for everybody.”
“So, if Trump does run again… it is not even so much the loyalty to Donald Trump, it’s the fact that he believes this election was stolen from Trump.”
“So, if Trump wants to come and take it back it’s his to take back. I understand there are a lot of loyal DeSantis people out there but I am not doing it.”
“Neither one of them want me to do it. They just think it’s trouble-making. So, I’m telling you he looked dead in the eye and said if he runs I will not run. He told everybody…at his damn cabinet was at that event. The lieutenant governor was at the event sitting two feet away and everybody heard it. He will not run if Donald Trump runs. End of story.“
In a new interview, President Donald Trump suggests there is only one thing that could stop him in 2024 — his health.
“I don’t want to comment on running,” Trump said, “but I think a lot of people are going to be very happy by my decision.”
“Because it’s a little boring now,” the 75-year-old President noted. Trump explained that his health would factor into his final decision on whether to run.
“You always have to talk about health,” he explained. “You look like you’re in good health, but tomorrow, you get a letter from a doctor saying come see me again.”