Donald Trump made one jaw dropping prediction about Ron DeSantis’ future
Donald Trump’s endorsement propelled Ron DeSantis to win the Florida Gubernatorial election.
DeSantis even leads the polls for the 2024 GOP Presidential nomination if Trump decides not to run.
And now Donald Trump made one jaw-dropping prediction about Ron DeSantis’ future.
Donald Trump gave an exclusive interview to Yahoo Finance and discussed his 2024 plans and the state of the Republican field.
The big question was how Trump thought he would fare against Governor DeSantis, a close ally of Trump.
Trump told Yahoo that if he ran against DeSantis, Trump would “beat him” and that Trump was confident he would defeat any other Republican that challenged him.
“If I faced him, I’d beat him like I would beat everyone else,” Trump stated.
Polling data backs up Trump’s confidence.
Every poll that includes Trump shows him to be the overwhelming favorite of Republican voters for the 2024 GOP nomination.
In most polls no other candidate even receives double digit support.
But Trump – and most everyone else – believes that if he runs for President in 2024, DeSantis and virtually all the other serious contenders will opt not to run realizing that the nomination is Trump’s for the taking.
“I don’t think I will face him,” Trump stated. “I think most people would drop out, I think he would drop out.”
For his part, Governor DeSantis avoided any talk of a 2024 campaign or a potential matchup with Donald Trump saying he was focused on his job as the Governor of Florida.
“I’m not considering anything beyond doing my job,” DeSantis told Fox News, explaining that “we’ve got a lot of stuff going on in Florida.”
Polls show that if Trump does not run, Governor DeSantis would start the 2024 Presidential Primary as the frontrunner.
But based on Trump’s answer to Yahoo, the ever increasing likelihood is that Donald Trump will run for President a third time in 2024.