Elections 2024 United States: Ron DeSantis reported on Sunday, January 21, 2024, his decision to withdraw from the presidential race in favor of Donald Trump.
According to the current governor of the state of Florida, his decision is due to the fact that the majority of voters in the Republican Party want to give the billionaire another chance to defeat Joe Biden.
The resignation of Ron DeSantis from the search for the presidency of the United States surprised his followers because, in the recent Iowa caucus, he was ranked as the closest competitor to Donald Trump, who was in second place in terms of preferences.
Ron DeSantis has left the US presidential race in favor of Donald Trump
Ron DeSantis announced today that his resignation from the race for the presidency of the United States is because he will respect the decision of the majority of Republican supporters, who, he assured them, want to see Donald Trump compete again with Joe Biden.
The governor of Florida said that before making his decision, he signed an agreement to support Donald Trump, which he assured he would fully comply with until the end.
Ron DeSantis spoke to his followers, who he noted kept 100% of his promises, so his work as a Republican is not over.
The current former presidential contender said that the billionaire is superior to the current president of the United States, so he will work with him to defeat the Democrats.
In addition, in his message today, Ron DeSantis criticized Nikki Haley, third place in the Iowa caucus, by referring to her project as a “package formed by overheated corporatism.”
As he urged supporters, these types of politicians should not return, so all their support should be focused on Donald Trump so that conditions can improve.
Ron DeSantis pointed out that the current US administration has “a disaster of a country,” considering that the country is “invaded,” in addition to criticizing the status of the dollar as a “devalued currency.”
Donald Trump won the Iowa caucuses and his candidacy of the Republican Party is the first step
Donald Trump defeated his closest opponent in the election within the Republican Party on Monday, January 15, 2024, within the framework of the Iowa caucus votes.
During the primary election campaign, Donald Trump received more than 50% of the popular vote, resulting in him gaining a total of 20 delegates.
In comparison, Ron DeSantis, governor of Florida, got a 21.2% preference, giving a total of 8 delegates. Meanwhile, Nikki Haley, former ambassador of the United States to the UN, registered 19.1% of the votes to have 7 delegates as the final count of the Iowa caucus.
It is worth noting that in the end, the candidate who gets a total of 1,215 delegates will win, so Donald Trump made a good first step for his movement towards the 2024 elections in the United States.