Ron DeSantis explains Donald Trump’s constant attacks on him as a recognition the Governor can win in 2024.
On Good Morning NH, the Florida Governor said the former President “knows” DeSantis has a “good chance to beat him” in the Republican Primaries.
“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 because he doesn’t criticize anybody else,” DeSantis told host Jack Heath.
The Governor suggested that he alone threatens Trump because of his record in Florida.
“They wouldn’t do that if they didn’t think that I had a chance, because I think they realize I am offering folks a record of achievement that’s second to none,” DeSantis said. “They know that I’m more likely to win the election.”
DeSantis then pivoted to Trump’s assertions that he has not been successful as Governor.
“I mean, for him to say that we’re not winning in Florida, no one has taken a state from being a swing state 4 and a half years ago to now being a red state in such a dramatic fashion. You can’t find an example of that in the modern history of our country,” DeSantis claimed. “We’re proud