‘Disloyal to who?’: Ron DeSantis says he’s done ‘a lot’ for Donald Trump
Are Trump and DeSantis even talking these days?

'I did a lot for him in 2016 and 2020. By the way, I was happy to do it.'

Ron DeSantis is pushing back against claims he’s been “disloyal” to former President Donald Trump.

“Disloyal to who? I mean, you know, politicians have to earn support, they’re not entitled to support,” DeSantis said Thursday during an interview on Fox News.

The Governor then told host Jesse Watters that he believed he had held up his end of the bargain.

“I did a lot for him in 2016 and 2020. By the way, I was happy to do it,” DeSantis said during an interview recorded at a pizza restaurant in New York City.

Trump has repeatedly contended DeSantis is “disloyal” because he is running against him, even after the help the former President gave then-candidate DeSantis in 2018.

“I help a lot of people and some people, I more than help. And in this case, we got him elected. And there’s some others like that too, but they’re grateful, at least grateful for somebody that you got elected,” Trump said during a recent interview.

“And then he goes out and he announces, ‘Yes, I would run for President,’” Trump said, noting DeSantis first said he had “no comment” when asked.

“That to me means he’s running. And I said, ‘Boy, that’s a very disloyal person.’ So I do like loyal people. I will say that.”

Trump began this line of argument in November 2022.

“And now, Ron DeSanctimonious is playing games!” he wrote in a statement. “The Fake News asks him if he’s going to run if President Trump runs, and he says, ‘I’m only focused on the Governor’s race, I’m not looking into the future.’ Well, in terms of loyalty and class, that’s really not the right answer.”

The argument has been rehashed at rallies since.

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



    June 29, 2023 at 9:08 pm

    He’s just trying to scoop up his stupid voters just in case orange Hitler actually gets locked up or otherwise disqualified. He doesn’t like Orange Hitler.. only greedy rich people and sub-apes still like orange Hitler. That and religious whackos whose brains are fried on bullsht.

  • Dont Say FLA

    June 29, 2023 at 9:15 pm

    Rhonda was at a pizza place in New York City? WHUUUT?

    Didn’t Rhonda get the news that pizza places in New York City were all purportedly shut down by the woke mob demanding the pizza oven chimneys be filtered such that they were not poisoning the neighborhood?

    Pizza places do not exist in NYC due to “woke,” and yet, Rhonda had pizza today in NYC. Stupid Rhonda, going and disproving anti-woke claims that pizza was banned from NYC.

    Rhonda claims they can keep with gubernatorial duties while (allegedly) campaigning for President, but they cannot even keep up with their anti-woke duties. Stupid, stupid, Rhonda.


    June 30, 2023 at 9:21 am

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    I hope you are enjoying the Earl Pitts American “Donald and Ronald Show” brought to you by me, Earl Pitts American.
    The high drama is to throw the Democratic National Committee and the real evil masters behind the DNC into a tail-spin mentally, so whatever decision they make about who and how to try and keep a Dem. in The White House, will totally crash and burn.
    When the time is right, I Earl Pitts American, will order The Donald and The Ronald to team up and rally together. These will be the greatest political rallys the world has ever known.
    The evil left will be totally taken off guard just – like a perv caught playing with it – and there will be no, zero, zippo, nada political recovery for the evil left going forward.
    At that time I, Earl Pitts American, will return control of how the election plays out to The Donald, The Ronald, and ultimantly to The American People to choose which of the two front-runners will lead our economic and world leadership recovery from the evil and foolish actions and resulting looser status committed by the failed Biden Administration forward to a brave new world dominated by American Exceptionalism.
    ****Queue Loud USA Patriotic Music To Further Annoy All Dook 4 Brains Leftys From Sea To Shining Sea****
    Have a great 4th of July weekend my Great American Patriots relaxing with family and friends secure in the knowledge that I, Earl Pitts American, have done all the hard work so you can chill. And deuces on all the Dook 4 Brains Leftys, RINO’s, Independent’s, NPA’s, and 3rd Party voters out there.
    Thank you America,
    Earl Pitts American

  • Who or Whom

    June 30, 2023 at 12:28 pm

    Ron said “Disloyal to WHO” rather than the correct “Disloyal to WHOM” so his voters aren’t put off by his double Ivy League educated diction.

    Ron wants people to believe that despite having attended both Harvard and Yale, he does not know subjective voice from objective voice.

    We all know pronouns are hard for Ron, but the rules about who vs whom are nothing new, same as Ron pretending he’s a MAGA kind of guy when he’s, in fact, a Harvard and Yale guy who is trying to pull the wool over the eyes of voters he deems to be dumb AF.

  • Michael K

    June 30, 2023 at 1:24 pm

    Ron has done a lot to boost Trumps ratings even higher!

  • Its a confession

    June 30, 2023 at 3:17 pm

    I believe Rhonda is admitting here that he blew Trump for the endorsement.

  • Silly Wabbit

    June 30, 2023 at 3:53 pm

    He kwazy.

  • My Take

    June 30, 2023 at 9:24 pm

    If I was him dealing with Trump, me and him would have a nose-bloodying contest, Listening to him sniveling is pathetic.
    (MAGA English, not the king’s, for their convenience.)

    • Bad Idea

      July 1, 2023 at 11:08 am

      That would be a terrible idea for Rhonda considering that Trump towers over Rhonda by a foot and outweighs Rhonda by at least 200 pounds. Even though Trump is a geezer that can barely walk under his own power, Rhonda wouldn’t last long and no, this isn’t a “between the sheets” joke about Rhonda.

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