Gov. Ron DeSantis has failed in his battle for the wake and mini-Trump campaign, so he is turning to CNN to save his presidential bid.
Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis will sit down with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Tuesday for a one-on-one interview, the network announced Sunday.
As the Florida governor travels across the country in his presidential bid, Tapper will speak with DeSantis following the campaign trail in Columbia, South Carolina. The interview will air on “The Lead” on Tuesday, July 18, at 4pm ET.
Ron DeSantis has refused to go on news unrelated to his shadow and the presidential campaign, so announcing that he has agreed to go on CNN shows that the DeSantis campaign knows it is in trouble and is trying to right the ship.
DeSantis has become the GOP’s Scott Walker version of 2024. Gov. DeSantis as a presidential candidate is an idea that has been better thought out than acted out.
Ron DeSantis has been an amazing man. He was an early favorite of the Murdochs who don’t want the Republican Party to go through another unprecedented election with Trump, but the stake quickly fell to DeSantis. Florida’s governor numbers are down, and fundraising is down.
Fox News seems to be hurting Ron DeSantis, so now he’s turning to CNN to revive his moribund campaign.
Jason is the editor-in-chief. He is also a White House Press Pool and DRM correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in public administration.
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