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DeSantis and Biden Play Nice at Ian’s Epicenter, Previewing Possible 2024 Showdown

  • “We have very different political philosophies,” Biden says
  • Both avoid show of intimacy like those Christie-Obama moments
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Biden, DeSantis Show Unified Front in Florida

Joe Biden and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis have only met twice since the president took office, and both encounters were forced upon them by a disaster.

In normal circumstances the two men avoid each other. DeSantis, 44, represents a Republican alternative to Donald Trump come the next presidential election, and perhaps an even more dangerous challenger to Biden’s pursuit of a second term.