Thomas Massie backs Ron DeSantis for President
Thomas Massie. Image via AP.

The Kentucky Congressman joins Chip Roy in the DeSantis caucus on Capitol Hill.

A second congressional conservative is backing Florida’s Governor to be the next U.S. President.

U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky is endorsing Ron DeSantis, per a press release from the supportive Never Back Down PAC.

“America needs a leader who is decisive, respects the Constitution, understands policy, puts family first, and leads by inspiring,” the Kentucky Republican contended, contextualizing his endorsement.

“I’ve been honored to call Ron DeSantis a friend for over a decade,” Massey added. “During the six years we served together in Congress, I witnessed Ron fight for economic freedom, personal liberty, fiscal responsibility and constitutionally limited government.”

Massie, an alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has represented Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District since 2013. The long and winding district is designed to elect a Republican, and extends from the West Virginia border to south of Cincinnati, before jutting south between the Louisville and Lexington metropolitan areas.

Massie joins Texas Congressman Chip Roy of Texas in endorsing DeSantis, who is not a formal candidate for President yet. Roy conferred his endorsement last month, and now he has company in the emergent DeSantis caucus among the right flank of the congressional Republican majority.

“In his congressional office and as Governor, Ron has always surrounded himself with capable people who share his principles. Ron knows that putting America first means putting Americans first, not corporations, and he’s never backed down from a fight with the big guys in pharma, agriculture and tech,” Massie said.

“If we make the right choices, America’s best days are in front of us. Let’s pick a proven energetic leader who can get us there.”

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Billy the Bamboozler McGreasy

    April 5, 2023 at 3:02 pm

    Another nail of many nails in Trump’s coffin. The bozos still supporting him and just pandering to his disgraceful base. Stick a fork in the grifter. He’s a cooked turkey.

  • Bill F

    April 5, 2023 at 4:12 pm

    Massie has a lot more in common with Trump than he does with DeSantis. Obviously, he is going against his beliefs and decided to be a hypocrite and started playing politics.

  • Christopher S Davis

    April 6, 2023 at 9:22 am

    Rather than the secession of Trump and Marjorie Trailor, what about if USA abolishes geographic states, replacing them with virtual states, and we citizens can subscribe to whatever state we want to live in regardless of our geographic location? States and their boundaries do us no actual good at all. Let’s get rid of states from IRL and just let folks identify with a state. GIven how they gerrymander, obviously the GOP will never go for this. They don’t even want people identyfying with their most local level of governments. They sure won’t want folkds identifying with their state government, will they!

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