Ron Desantis – the main competitor of Trump is officially running for the presidency of the USA – UNIAN

The 44-year-old politician aroused considerable interest among American voters.

Desantis decided to run for president of the United States / photo

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has filed to run for president. He became a rival of former US President Donald Trump, who also intends to run for the presidency in the elections.

As noted Associated Press, Desantis is considered Trump’s main rival in the Republican Party. Despite his far-right views, the 44-year-old politician has attracted considerable interest among American voters.

In addition to Trump and Desantis, former governor of South Carolina and former US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, entrepreneur and conservative political activist Vivek Ramaswemy, South Carolina senator Tim Scott, former Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson announced their participation in the presidential nomination race. , as well as radio host Larry Elder.

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Since September 2019, Republican Ron Desantis has been the governor of the American state of Florida. Last year, he was re-elected to this position with a record margin of votes.

In 2022, Desantis ran into criticism from representatives of the Republican Party after a statement about Russia’s war against Ukraine. At the time, he said that the Russian invasion of Ukraine was a “territorial dispute” and criticized his party colleagues for favoring aid to our country.

After a wave of criticism, Ron Desantis changed his rhetoric about Russia’s war against Ukraine. He called Putin a war criminal and demanded that he be brought to justice. In addition, Desantis stated that Russia will not win this war.

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