Florida Governor Ron DeSantis made a visit to Southern California over the weekend, sparking speculation about his potential presidential ambitions in the 2024 election. DeSantis is considered a rising star in the Republican Party and is widely seen as a potential presidential candidate.
During his visit, DeSantis met with local officials and attended a number of events, including a fundraiser for the California Republican Party. He also made a visit to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, where he spoke about Reagan’s legacy and the importance of conservative principles in today’s political climate.
DeSantis’s visit comes just one year ahead of Super Tuesday, the day when a large number of states hold their primary elections for the presidential race. The 2024 election is expected to be highly competitive, and many Republicans are already lining up to compete for the party’s nomination.
DeSantis has been gaining national attention in recent months, particularly for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Florida. He has been a vocal critic of lockdowns and other restrictions, and has been praised by many conservatives for his efforts to keep the state open.
While DeSantis has not yet announced his candidacy for the presidency, his visit to Southern California is seen by many as a sign that he is seriously considering a run. He is expected to continue traveling and meeting with Republican officials and donors in the coming months as he weighs his options.
Only time will tell whether DeSantis will ultimately decide to run for president in 2024, but his visit to Southern California has certainly sparked speculation and generated buzz within the Republican Party.