The Governor of Florida, the Republican Ron DeSantis, finally made official this Wednesday his candidacy in the Republican Party primaries for the 2024 presidential elections, according to US media reports.
According to the chain foxnewsDeSantis, 44, entered the required documentation before the Federal Election Commission, hours before a conversation that he will have this afternoon with businessman Elon Musk and that will be broadcast on Twitter.
The governor of Florida is the sixth candidate to contest the Republican primaries, after former President Donald Trump, the first to formalize his aspiration, and former United States ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley.
In addition to them, they have announced that will compete In the primary process, former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, businessman Vivek Ramaswamy and African-American Senator Tim Scott.
The Republican will make the announcement during a debate with Twitter CEO Elon Musk, he reported yesterday. nbcwhich cited three unnamed sources.
Musk and DeSantis will hold an event in Twitter Spaces where users can participate in the event through questions.
“Ron DeSantis has a big announcement to do tomorrow and it is the first time that this will happen through social networks with questions and answers in real time, ”said Elon Musk in an interview for Fox News.
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— Casey DeSantis (@CaseyDeSantis) May 23, 2023