The much anticipated face-off is finally here.
Ron DeSantis has launched his bid for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination and is widely predicted to become the main rival for Donald Trump, whose endorsement turbocharged Mr DeSantis’s successful 2018 campaign for Florida governor.
Mr DeSantis is styling himself as a Trump-style conservative without the Trump baggage.
His pitch is that he has a record of achievement on conservative priorities and values that he can point to as Florida governor. During his time in office, he’s enacted high-profile conservative laws to loosen gun-ownership laws, restrict sex and gender identity education in schools, tighten voting rules and limit abortions.
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