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Musk Says He’d Back DeSantis for President If He Makes 2024 Run

  • Twitter owner wants a candidate who’s ‘sensible and centrist’
  • Reviving Trump’s account, he says, corrects ‘a grave mistake’
Ron DeSantis

Ron DeSantis

Photographer: Ronda Churchill/Bloomberg

Elon Musk said Friday night that he would support Ron DeSantis, the Republican governor of Florida, if he ran for president in 2024.

Musk, in a series of Twitter exchanges, elaborated somewhat on his political views, saying, “My preference for the 2024 presidency is someone sensible and centrist. I had hoped that would the case for the Biden administration, but have been disappointed so far.”