Ron and Casey DeSantis separately head to New Hampshire, Iowa Tuesday
Ron and Casey DeSantis head to South Beach to tout a big win in Miami-Dade County.

Two days before Thanksgiving, the First Couple will split up for campaign duties.

The First Couple will be taking separate political trips the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, in the latest reminder that the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire Primary both approach quickly.

Ron DeSantis and Casey DeSantis will be traveling as “special guests” of the Never Back Down super PAC, which continues to perform functions historically expected from campaigns and not political committees.

The Governor is headed to the Granite State, where he will be the main attraction during a noon town hall event in Manchester, at the Executive Court Banquet Center.

Gov. DeSantis only has room to improve in New Hampshire generally, but his problems are especially acute in the Manchester metropolitan area, where he had just 2% support in a a fresh survey from the University of New Hampshire.

From there, his next stop will be a second town hall in Keene, a 6 p.m. start at Tempesta Restaurant.

DeSantis has declined in polls for months, as shown by his drop to fifth place in the new Washington Post-Monmouth survey of New Hampshire GOP Primary voters. With 7% support, the Florida Governor finds himself behind Vivek Ramaswamy (8%), Chris Christie (11%), Nikki Haley (18%), and Donald Trump (46%).

DeSantis’ collapse is something all New Hampshire Republicans can agree on in this poll, as he is below 10% support among all demographics. No matter the race, age, gender, or income level of Granite State GOP Primary voters, the Governor is still in single digits with them.

Meanwhile, as the Governor gets to know New Hampshire, Florida’s First Lady will be back in the Hawkeye State for five separate “coffee and conversations” afternoon events, in Rock Rapids, Rock Valley, Sioux Center, Orange City, and Le Mars.

The return to Iowa comes after both DeSantises were in the state this past weekend, and comes as polling shows the endorsement of Gov. Kim Reynolds hasn’t closed the gap between the Florida Governor and the former President.

The Reynolds endorsement doesn’t seem to matter at all to 63% of respondents, while 22% say it’s less likely to make them support DeSantis and 13% say the endorsement helps DeSantis, according to the most recent Iowa State University/Civiqs poll of Republican voters in the state, which shows Trump tripling the Florida Governor’s support.

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


  • Earl Pitts "The Big Voice On The Right" American

    November 20, 2023 at 9:29 am

    Good Morn ‘ting America,
    This strategy of splitting up our next POTUS & 1st Lady to get twice the coverage at the same time is 100% “Pure Sage Political Wisdom”.
    For my beloved Patriots, Lefty’s, and Rino’s who are thinking it’s gonna be Trump, Biden, the Biden replacement, a colorful “HOPE” poster of Osama, or whatever your twisted freak 💩 4 🧠’s mind has conjured up in your mental illness I, Earl Pitts American, am here to support your glorious return to sanity and reality.
    Begin a visualization routine starting with 10 minutes each day focused on Ron and Casey in The White House. Each day increase your lovely visualizations by 5 more minutes.
    This will snap all you misguided 💩 4 🧠’s back to sanity and guide you to making the correct vote for Ron and Casey on election day.
    Thank you America,
    *should you need to keep some of your former 💩 4 🧠’s acquaintances, like maybe your boss, spouse, or side chick might be a flaming 💩 4 🧠’s …. well guess what …. you don’t have to ever tell them about your vote for Ron & Casey.*


    • rick whitaker

      November 20, 2023 at 10:29 am



      • Beverly Brevity

        November 20, 2023 at 4:14 pm

        Too many words anyway, not gonna read’m. Earl is an out of control word pooper.


        • Earl Pitts "The Big Voice On The Right" American

          November 20, 2023 at 4:40 pm

          Thank you beloved Bevs,
          I think she 💏’ me America,


  • PeterH

    November 20, 2023 at 9:32 am

    Waste of effort and time! The despised DeSantis family will never see the inside of the White House.


    • Jay Smif

      November 21, 2023 at 10:31 am

      I’m trying to figure out which one of them I’d LEAST like to have to sit through one of their sad little “Wal-Mart woe is me, WOKE WOKE WOKE” rants and I think they’re equally as toxic.


  • Michael K

    November 20, 2023 at 11:11 am

    The DeSanti will divide, but never conquer.


    • Free Grifts We Love

      November 20, 2023 at 1:55 pm

      BOGO on grifting! Twice the fleece of air tickets, hotels and free food!

      If It’s Free It’s For Me!
      —KC DeSantis


      • MH/Duuuval

        November 20, 2023 at 10:31 pm

        Not to mention that the despairing Dee pair are doubling the amount of air pollution generated by two private jet flights.


  • Who's Going Where

    November 20, 2023 at 4:29 pm

    “Okay, so what you’re saying is, like, this thing. You go this way, and I’ll go that way.”
    “No, Ron, I’ll go that way, and you go this way.”
    “Yeah, yeah, good stuff, good like, stuff. Like, something else altogether, believe me. It’s a good, uh, thing, a good, uh, …”
    “Yeah, that’s it. Like, you that way, me this way. That’s like a really really, like good…”
    “Yeah, yeah, doggone it. And, and but. Whose, like, whose, um um, idea.”
    “Yours, Ron. Yours.”
    “I thought so. Like, I knew it. I just knew it.”


  • Ocean Joe

    November 21, 2023 at 9:41 am

    Commenters are missing the real story: Ronnie cant fit the full armor of God on the plane so Casey lost her seat.


  • My Take

    November 24, 2023 at 4:42 pm

    To carve away some of Trump’s MAGA vote they need to spell out their message more cĺearly:
    “God’s America is an Anglo-white, Protestant-Christian, economically and socially conservative, hierarchical-classed nation. And we are going to keep it that way.”


    • My Take

      November 24, 2023 at 10:10 pm

      The MAGAs evilvangelicals want to hear Protestant. They are clueless that it’s Roman Ron.


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