Adam Laxalt to chair Ron DeSantis super PAC

Desantis never back down mail
Is it a shakeup? Or a key addition?

An old friend of Ron DeSantis will lend a hand to the Governor’s 2024 political efforts.

Shelby Talcott of Semafor confirms that Adam Laxalt is going to chair the NEVER BACK DOWN super PAC supporting an expected Presidential campaign from the Florida Governor.

The report was not entirely unsurprising. Laxalt, a longtime friend and former roommate of the Florida Governor, enjoyed the Governor’s support in his failed 2022 bid for Senate.

Talcott notes that founder Ken Cuccinelli will remain in his role as founder of the PAC, which would seemingly be hard to relinquish. There will be no change to what he does.

The Semafor reporting counters a narrative pushed Friday night by Chris LaCivita, a senior adviser to the Donald Trump campaign.

LaCivita celebrated a “shakeup” in the super PAC, in which Laxalt was “pushing aside” Cuccinelli. The reporting suggests that interpretation may be overblown, unless one takes the position that the Saturday morning scoop was an attempt at damage control.

Cuccinelli has gotten some national media coverage in his role, including an interview days ago with Neil Cavuto on the Fox Business Channel.

That segment was notable for Cuccinelli claiming that Republicans back the ongoing feud between DeSantis and the “scourge” that he claims is The Walt Disney Co.

“The fond memories people have, that you refer to, of Disney are from a long time ago, and Disney has become more of a force to undermine good, healthy, positive, patriotic American culture than it is a supporter of it,” Cuccinelli said.

Never Back Down is attempting to shore up DeSantis’ sagging poll numbers in early Primary states, with mail Thursday targeting Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada explaining why the as-yet-undeclared potential Presidential candidate should be the next Republican  nominee.

The pieces extol the Governor’s “blue-collar backbone forged with steel” and “honor, courage, and commitment.”

A.G. Gancarski

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


5 comments

  • Earl Pitts American

    April 22, 2023 at 9:11 am

    Good morning America,
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    So here you go:
    “We fear Desantis more than death its self because us dook 4 brains leftists know one thing: we cant beat Desantis. However we spanked Trump once already and we all want to run against Trump again. Its the only chance us dook 4 brains leftists have.
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    Earl Pitts American

    • Earl Pitts American

      April 22, 2023 at 10:10 am

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    • Ocean Joe

      April 22, 2023 at 10:17 am

      Buried in there seems to be a recognition that Trump lost in 2020, a blasphemous concept to the Earls of America everywhere who soak up the Fox nonsense and lies like a bottle of cheap gin.

  • Dont Say FLA

    April 22, 2023 at 3:26 pm

    Rhonda’s Panties super PAC Don’t Bend Over has added a Laxative? That makes some amount of sense given the constipation of his failed candidacy when he hasn’t even announced it yet. Meatwad’s only chance is to wait in the wings for Trump’s real indictments to shape up and ship Trump out. Until then, Ron “Mo” Duh Panties can continue surrendering to Disney while recommending people move from Fleur D’uh to California.

  • Cra Cra Republcans

    April 25, 2023 at 6:53 pm

    Two crooks in a pod there. I’m glad to see the losers all sticking together.

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