Florida Politics reports:
A potential political rival for Gov. Ron DeSantis acknowledged the Florida Governor has the momentum for a presidential run. “Obviously Ron DeSantis is looking to run for President, which is fine,” said New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu. “He’d probably win New Hampshire right now, without a doubt.”
Sununu spoke about the 2024 presidential election in an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union. Asked by host Dana Bash is Sununu was considering a run for President himself, he said “yes.”
He suggested most prospects will wait until later this year to make their intentions known. “I think other candidates will look to get in this spring or into the summer,” he said.
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“He’s not really bringing that fire, that energy I think that a lot of folks saw in ’16. I think in many ways it was a little disappointing to some folks.”
Gov. Chris Sununu (R-NH) on one of former President Trump’s first 2024 campaign stops in New Hampshire. #CNNSOTU @CNNSOTU pic.twitter.com/uNeau5gDqj
— CNN (@CNN) January 29, 2023
“He read his teleprompter, he stuck to his talking points and he went away,” New Hampshire Gov. Sununu says, calling Trump’s speech in his state “mundane.” “Even if you’re the former president, you gotta come and earn it.”
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) January 29, 2023
.@ChrisSununu‘s 2024 strategy is clear, pit Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis against each other.
Sununu claims DeSantis would beat Trump in New Hampshire and is running. #2024 pic.twitter.com/exviFNaUqg
— Kelsie Taggart (@kelsientaggart) January 29, 2023