It does not look likely that Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis would form the GOP presidential ticket.
In an interview with Newsmax presenter Eric Bolling on Thursday, the governor of Florida cast doubt on the idea.
“I think I’m probably more of an executive guy,” DeSantis said.
"I think I'm probably more of an executive guy. I think that you want to be able to do things," Gov. Ron DeSantis on the possibility of being Donald Trump's running mate. @ericbolling pic.twitter.com/9KprtllPP8
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““I think that you want to be able to do things.”
“That’s part of the reason I got into this job is because we have action.”
According to Fox News, DeSantis also alluded to the possibility of Trump serving as vice president while he was president as “interesting conjecture.”
Given that Trump has already served as president and has showed no interest in taking a position that would be a demotion, the notion seems implausible.
Trump, for his part, told Newsmax on Friday that a ticket deal with DeSantis was “very unlikely.”
The former friends have begun to criticize one another amid rumors that DeSantis would launch his own presidential campaign against Trump.
Trump has referred to DeSantis as a protégé of the neoconservative Republican establishment, equating him to unpopular party heavyweights like Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
President Trump makes new statement on Governor DeSantis at event in Iowa. Trump said, “Ron DeSantis was a disciple of Paul Ryan, who is a RINO loser who currently is destroying Fox. To be honest with you, Ron reminds me a lot of Mitt Romney.”
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DeSantis has in turn criticized Trump’s approach to the coronavirus epidemic and federal personnel, while describing Trump’s leadership style as overly dramatic.
DeSantis made his comments in a lengthy interview with journalist Piers Morgan that aired on Fox Nation’s “Piers Morgan Uncensored” and published in a series of articles by the New York Post. CONTINUE READING…