Former President Donald Trump continues to increase the number of endorsements from members of Congress in his home state of Florida for his 2024 presidential run, making a preemptive dent against Governor Ron DeSantis (R) in his plans to get endorsements for his yet-to-be announced campaign for president.
Trump has seven endorsements from Florida’s delegation, along with other members in both chambers from different parts of the country, compared to DeSantis’ total of three endorsements from House representatives. Firebrands and rising stars within the GOP who have backed Trump include Reps. Matt Gaetz, Anna Paulina Luna, Byron Donalds, and Cory Mills.
Rep. Greg Stube (R-FL) told Politico DeSantis’ office never reached out to him until recently, but he decided to endorse Trump:
Just ask Stuebe, who told Playbook in a brief interview last night that DeSantis has never once reached out to him during his five years in Congress nor replied to his multiple attempts to connect. Read more…