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DeSantis Is Running for Re-Election in Florida But He’s Focused On a Different Foe: Biden

  • Governor often begins press briefings attacking president
  • DeSantis is seeking re-election but rarely mentions opponents
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis 
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Photographer: Tristan Wheelock/Bloomberg

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is running for re-election in the Sunshine State in November, but you wouldn’t know it if you just watched his frequent press briefings. The Republican appears to be focused on a different potential challenger: President Joe Biden.

DeSantis is quick to brush off the question when asked directly if he’s planning on running for president, but his words suggest a different story.