The governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, left this Sunday the race for the nomination for the presidency of the Republican Party for the 2024 election in the United States.
DeSantis, who entered his party’s presidential primary as Donald Trump’s biggest threat, announced the end of his bid for the White House nearly a week after his disappointing performance in Iowa and about 48 hours before the New York primary in Hampshire, where he barely had six percent support.
This is a devastating blow for the politician who was seen a few months ago as a “rising star” of the Republicans, and the decision is nothing more than the result of what experts already expected.
Some believe that DeSantis took too long to attack the former president, and others believe that his team underestimated the former governor of South Carolina, Nikki Haley, who, on the other hand, stated that the fight for the nomination will be a question of two: he and Trump.
On January 15, businessman Vivek Ramaswamy left the competition after a poor result in the Iowa caucuses, where the former president scored a convincing victory.
The departure of Ramaswamy, who has offered his support to Trump as DeSantis is today, followed the defection of those days before the former governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, who made it clear that he would do everything possible to make the magnate no longer come back. to the presidency, executive mansion.
At the end of 2023, South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, who also announced his support for Trump, and former Vice President Mike Pence also threw in the towel.
Now the fight will focus on Trump-Haley. In New Hampshire, the primaries will be on January 23, and the former occupant of the Oval Office has 50 percent of voting intentions, while the former UN ambassador has 39 percent.
So far, surveys, analysts, and the media agree on the predictions. Iowa and those left by the wayside underscore Trump’s overwhelming march, despite everything