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Between Rounds of Golf, Trump’s Searching for the Perfect DeSantis Diss

  • Former president’s lax pace so far has concerned some allies
  • Trump team trying to dig up dirt on Florida governor and wife
Ron DeSantis with Donald Trump in November 2018.
Ron DeSantis with Donald Trump in November 2018.Photographer: Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images

Holed up at his resort in Palm Beach, Florida, former President Donald Trump spends many mornings golfing and then, in the afternoons, plots his political comeback.

Maybe he’ll shoot videos on policy proposals for his latest presidential campaign. But much of his and his team’s time is spent bemoaning his lack of coverage by Fox News and other cable networks, griping about his 2020 reelection defeat — something he’s very much not letting go — and workshopping new nicknames for his chief rival in GOP politics, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.