Donald Trump campaign claims Ron DeSantis ‘abdicated his duty’ as Governor

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The Donald Trump campaign is still salty about Ron DeSantis’ travels.

Though MAGA Inc. failed in its attempt to get the Florida Ethics Commission interested in its case that DeSantis flouted Florida’s “resign-to-run” law while “skirting federal campaign finance laws,” the group still is casting aspersions on the Governor’s stepped-up travel schedule.

Of issue in a Sunday night email: the Governor’s just concluded four-country tour.

“DeSantis has abdicated his duty to the people of Florida by jet-setting across the country and across the globe on the taxpayers’ dime. It would be one thing if this globalist media tour was effective, but Team DeSantis couldn’t even manage that,” MAGA Inc. asserts.

“Upon returning home to a state battered by storms, DeSantis faced dismal headlines like “Ron DeTedious: DeSantis Underwhelms Britain’s Business Chiefs,” and “‘I think he’s in trouble’: Growing number of Ron DeSantis donors and allies hope for a shake-up.”

The email notes DeSantis resigned from Congress when running for Governor, suggesting precedent is not being followed here.

“President Trump has consolidated his lead over the Republican field. For months, Trump maintained his double-digit lead over DeSantis, the closest wannabe nominee. And it continues to grow. The American People have spoken, and they’re calling for Donald J. Trump.”

Trump cast aspersions in recent days also, mocking the Governor’s international travel as desperate.

“The ‘Consultants’ are sending DeSanctus, and demanding he go immediately, on an emergency Round the World tour of U.S representative population countries, like South Korea, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Israel, in order to up his game and see if he can remove the stain from his failing campaign. Bad poll numbers!”

For its part, DeSantis’ office has asserted his travel is not political.

“The state does not coordinate or plan political travel, nor does the taxpayer fund political travel. As for the current trip, it is a trade mission through Enterprise Florida and, just like the last one, is not paid for at the taxpayers’ expense,” asserted DeSantis spokesperson Jeremy Redfern.

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


  • Donald J Trump

    May 1, 2023 at 8:05 am

    Ron DisHonest was an average governor. He shined my shoes with his tears after my endorsement..they dragged him away screaming and crying. Even with my criminal charges I’ll be a better president. I profited off of Obama’s economy, claimed victory over the wind blowing, and otherwise sat on my balls and insulted people for four years while the economy overheated…duped many sub-apes. Send me money.

    • Japes

      May 1, 2023 at 12:16 pm

      Thanks DJT for doing all those things. But you forgot about trying to overthrow the duly elected President before he was able to move into the White House and unclog the Golden Thrown from all those classified documents you tried to flush down the toilet. Were you able to sell any of those or did you have to give them back?

  • Lex

    May 1, 2023 at 10:24 am

    For a large portion of the history of the United States we have elected governors and senators running for President. Once you are not an elected official, then you are generally thought irrelevant. Florida’s law makes no sense. At a bare minimum, a candidate should be able to run in the primary without vacating their position. If they lose the primary, then a popular candidate that recently won another election is required to vacate early. The bad thing about the current law is the switching of it on and off when it suits the politicians. The law needs to be and stay consistent should they change it.

  • Dickless DeSantis Says:

    May 1, 2023 at 12:12 pm

    “Well I have to enforce my BS policies SOMEWHERE.”

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