Ron DeSantis

DeSantis meets with 9/11 families who bashed Trump for Saudi-funded golf tournament

DeSantis hosted about 500 veterans, Gold Star families and relatives who lost loved ones in the September 11 attacks at the Florida Governor's Mansion in Tallahassee.

Trump can't dismiss Ron DeSantis — he's never faced a GOP candidate like this before

Despite the polls, Trump shouldn’t underestimate what he’s up against. He’s never faced a Republican like Ron DeSantis.

Privileged Cuomo could write 'If I Did It' about nursing-home deaths and still face zero consequences

One of the more disturbing truths I’ve begrudgingly accepted is there’s a class of individuals who will never get appropriately punished for their crimes or their negligence that destroyed lives....

DeSantis' bid for prez: Letters to the Editor — May 27, 2023

Post readers sound off on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ announcement that he’s running for the Republican nomination in 2024.

DeSantis rips ‘bizarre’ Trump claim that Cuomo handled COVID better as gov

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis fired back at former President Donald Trump Friday after he argued that disgraced former Gov. Andrew Cuomo handled the COVID-19 pandemic better.

Chicago kids more likely to get shot than get an education: DeSantis

Florida Gov. DeSantis kicked off his first speech after announcing his candidacy for president with a stinging critique of public education in America.

Casey the kingmaker? Ron DeSantis slams Politico ‘hatchet job’ on 'Lady Macbeth' wife

DeSantis said the Politico piece was a "typical hatchet job."

Ron DeSantis 'not a big social media guy' after glitch-ridden Twitter campaign launch: 'Would rather watch' cable

Ron DeSantis said choosing to launch his presidential campaign on Twitter was "an example of conservatives having a voice again and fighting back against the intrenched legacy media."

Here's what Ron DeSantis thinks about new attacks from Donald Trump

“I think a lot of what he’s doing is showing everybody that he understands that I’ve got a good chance to beat him," Ron DeSantis told "Good Morning NH" Thursday.

New Hampshire lawmaker flips endorsement to Trump after DeSantis' ‘miserable launch’

A New Hampshire state representative switched her allegiances to former President Trump on Thursday after being “less than impressed” with Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ glitch-filled campaign launch announcement.  State...

The NAACP's utterly false smear of DeSantis' Florida

The NAACP made a statement noting, “Florida is openly hostile toward African Americans, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals."

DeSantis raised $8.2M in 24 hours after 2024 launch, campaign says

The impressive sum dwarfs the $6.3 million raised by Joe Biden in his first 24 hours as a presidential candidate back in 2019. 

Ron DeSantis gives America the chance to move on from its punch-drunk stupor

We look forward to the campaign to bring debate clarity on all of this, from DeSantis and the rest of the pack. With his much-anticipated entry, the race is truly on.

DeSantis vs. Newsom would be a '24 battle of ideas — not a Biden-Trump clownshow

Ron DeSantis' announcement on Wednesday, added to Tim Scott's earlier in the week, means that the race is finally interesting.

Rating DeSantis' policy stances, from the economy to woke

The Post’s panel of experts weigh in on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis entry into the presidential race, and what he promises or needs to do on various issues.

DeSantis claims Trump handed US over to Fauci and 'destroyed millions of lives'

“I think he did great for three years, but when he turned the country over to Fauci in March of 2020, that destroyed millions of people’s lives,” the 44-year-old DeSantis...

What you need to know about Ron DeSantis and his political beliefs

During his tenure as Florida's governor, Ron DeSantis dove into culture war politics and enacted some of the nation's staunchest anti-politically correct positions.

Ron DeSantis says he'll look at pardoning Trump on first day as president, if elected

DeSantis, 44, vowed to “aggressively” look at granting the embattled former president — along with other “victims” of “political targeting."

DeSantis camp hawks 'breaks systems' merch after glitchy presidential announcement

The campaign announced Thursday that it was bringing out a line of shirts and coffee mugs bearing the slogan "DeSantis Breaks Systems," a winking reference to the technical difficulties that...

Trump mocks DeSantis 'rough opening' while hosting LIV Golf pro-am tourney

Former President Donald Trump teed off at the Saudi-backed LIV Golf ProAm Tournament being held at his Virginia golf course Thursday, a day after his former political ally Florida Gov....