Ron DeSantis officially files paperwork for 2024 run
After months of buildup and speculation, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis officially filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday to run for President of the United States.
DeSantis is expected to formally announce his candidacy on Twitter at 6 p.m. He’s expected to hold a virtual conversation with Twitter CEO Elon Musk.
Following that announcement, he will participate in his first national TV interview with Fox News’ Trey Gowdy Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on “Fox News Tonight.”
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives a victory speech after defeating Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Charlie Crist during his election night watch party at the Tampa Convention Center on November 8, 2022, in Tampa, Florida. DeSantis filed paperwork to run for president on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. (Octavio Jones/Getty Images)
For months, DeSantis has been considered a top Republican contender for the 2024 presidential election, behind former President Donald Trump and ahead of the rest of the field of actual and likely candidates in nearly every GOP primary poll.
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis officially filed paperwork with the FEC Wednesday to