DeSantis Prepares Staffing For 2024 White House Run

The Washington Post reports:

Advisers to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis are actively preparing for a possible presidential run, according to two Republicans with knowledge of the conversations who described meetings and preliminary staffing moves — the latest indication that DeSantis is laying a foundation for a national campaign.

DeSantis’s political team has already identified multiple potential hires in early primary states such as New Hampshire and Iowa, according to one of the Republicans, who said experienced operatives have expressed interest.

In his second term, DeSantis has leaned further into fights that galvanize the GOP base and announced measures against what his office called the “biomedical security state” while featuring a doctor who has baselessly claimed that coronavirus vaccines caused the death of Elvis Presley’s daughter.

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