Trump’s top Republican rival formally enters 2024 race
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has filed paperwork to run for US president ahead of expected public announcement on Twitter
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has made his candidacy for US president official, setting up a showdown with former backer Donald Trump for the Republican Party’s 2024 nomination.
The DeSantis campaign submitted a filing to the US Federal Election Commission confirming his run for president on Wednesday afternoon, hours before the governor is expected to make a public announcement on Twitter. He has long been considered a top contender for the Republican nomination, drawing the ire of former president Trump.