As DeSantis enters 2024 presidential race, Haley argues Florida governor is ‘copying Trump’
GOFFSTOWN, N.H. – EXCLUSIVE – Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley argues that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is “an echo” for former President Donald Trump and that DeSantis, who’s expected in hours to join Haley and Trump in the race for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, “needs to get out there and say what he believes.”
Haley, the former two-term South Carolina governor who later served as ambassador to the United Nations during the Trump administration, took aim at DeSantis in a national exclusive interview with Fox News Digital on Wednesday in New Hampshire, the state that holds the first primary and second overall contest in the Republican presidential nominating calendar.
DeSantis will declare that he’s a candidate for president on Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET during a conversation with Elon Musk on Twitter, sources in the popular conservative governor’s political orbit confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday. Along with his announcement, DeSantis is expected to file paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, which officially launches his GOP presidential campaign. And his first national TV interview following the announcement will be with Fox News’ Trey Gowdy Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on “Fox News Tonight.”
Haley in February become the first major Republican to challenge