Donald Trump ‘wouldn’t vote for’ Ron DeSantis, thinks he’ll be in ‘third or fourth place’ soon

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The hits kept coming on a Fox News town hall.

Donald Trump took his attacks on Ron DeSantis to a Fox News town hall with Sean Hannity Thursday.

The event was pre-taped in Iowa, and while the Florida Governor wasn’t the sole focus of Trump’s rhetoric, he definitely had his turn in Trump’s crosshairs.

Among the revelations: he “wouldn’t vote for” DeSantis for President, in part because the Governor is claiming he needs “eight years” to reform Washington D.C.

“I heard ‘DeSanctis’ saying, ‘Oh, well, I get eight years. I get eight years. He gets four,'” Trump said, paraphrasing the Governor’s argument that unlike Trump, he can serve two terms.

“You don’t need four and you don’t need eight. You need six months,” Trump said.

While DeSantis has wondered why Trump didn’t “slay the Deep State” in his first four-year term, Trump continued his argument.

“I said within six months, this can be done,” Trump said. You don’t need eight years. And frankly, I wouldn’t vote for him because he said you need eight years. You need six months.”

DeSantis has said that even George Washington couldn’t reform D.C. in a single four-year term.

“Let’s just be clear, it really does take two terms as President to be able to finish this job. The bureaucracy is so entrenched that I think we can bring George Washington back. And I don’t think he could fix it in one single four-year term,” DeSantis said in Des Moines this week.

“If he needs eight years, don’t vote for him,” Trump repeated near the end of the telecast.

Trump also addressed the ever-growing GOP field, saying about the low-polling candidates running that he doesn’t “think it matters,” before returning to the Governor.

“I really go after the one who’s second,” Trump said, referring to DeSantis. “And I think the one who’s second is going down so much and so rapidly that I don’t think he’s going to be second that much longer. I think he’s going to be third or fourth.”

“He had a very bad day today,” Trump quipped. “He got very angry at the press. You’re not allowed to get angry at the press. At the fake news, he got angry.”

Indeed, DeSantis deflected a question from a reporter about not taking questions from voters during a post-speech meet and greet in New Hampshire, with a withering riposte: “Are you blind?”

Trump then added that he was “44 points above Number 2” and claimed DeSantis isn’t “doing well against Biden.”

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


  • PeterH

    June 2, 2023 at 12:18 am

    …….and to think…..there are at least two more candidates jumping on the Republican clown bus!

    • Marianne Williamson IS Casey De Santis, surprise!

      June 2, 2023 at 7:26 am

      Rahdha isn’t going to raise enough money to Primary and who is the fourth? Sununu?

  • Ocean Joe

    June 2, 2023 at 6:02 am

    Trump is panicking.

    Desantis may have snapped at reporters before, or infamously with those high school kids, but during the event in question a reporter interrupted him while he was talking to a voter, to ask him why he didnt talk to voters, prompting the “are you blind” remark.

    That said, either Trump or Desantis getting into the White House will be Hiroshima or Nagasaki for American democracy.

    • Biden 2024

      June 2, 2023 at 7:39 am

      Four More Years!

  • White Christians are Gross

    June 2, 2023 at 6:13 am

    Neither of these base masters of perfidy will ever work in government again. Team KKKasey shat the money-bed, a no-no of consequence.

    Frump, well, the Qristian gaslighting thing was a one-and-done. Even Hammity told you ‘too much.’

  • Linda

    June 2, 2023 at 8:01 am

    The last thing we need as a President is a guy who doesn’t think before he speaks, i.e. “Are you blind? Are you blind?”

    He just eliminated himself.

  • Earl Pitts American

    June 3, 2023 at 7:57 pm

    Good evening America,
    Ron and I, Earl Pitts American, dont need Don”s 1 vote AT ALL.
    Let me be clear, Ron and I, Earl Pitts American, have full comittments from Don Jr., Laura, Milania, that other Trump Dude and all spouses that they will vote Desantis should Desantis be the Republican nominee.
    Thank you America,
    Earl Pitts “Ron’s Real Real Most Loved Advisor” American

  • Joe

    June 3, 2023 at 8:09 pm

    “Who does Number Two work for??”

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