Ron DeSantis Talks Trump Tweet On Fox and Friends DeSantis

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Contact: Brad Herold,
December 27, 2017

Ron DeSantis Talks Trump Tweet On Fox and Friends DeSantis
Told Fox and Friends Hosts They Would Have to “Stay Tuned”

Today, Ron DeSantis appeared on the Fox News show, Fox and Friends, to discuss the FBI’s inability to verify the Fusion GPS dossier.  Towards the end of the interview, he was asked about Donald Trump’s tweet encouraging him to run for Governor of Florida.

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Pete Hegseth:  Congressman, a tweet went out on Friday, I’m not sure if you saw it, it said “Congressman Ron DeSantis is a brilliant young leader, Yale and then Harvard Law, who would make a great Governor of Florida. He loves our country and is a true fighter.” Now previous to that, you had spent a lot of time with the President. A lot of reports that you want to run for Governor of Florida. Why don’t you break some news for us here.

Ron DeSantis: I can tell you that when that tweet went out, the amount of buzzing on my phone from calls and texts, I thought the phone was malfunctioning or there was something going on. When he tweets and he has 100 million people that are seeing that, it’s a really really big deal, so I really appreciate the kind words from the President.

He loves Florida, he’s been good for Florida, and I anticipate he’ll continue to do that. We’ll definitely come back on your show in the new year and be happy to break some news then.

Lisa Boothe: I guess we’ll have to wait then.

Leland Vittert: I gotta think about this. If you’re promising to break news, it’s almost as if you’re breaking some.

Lisa Both: Yeah, Leland’s on to something here.

Leland Vittert: This is the non-denial, denial. Sort of the non-acceptance, acceptance.

Ron DeSantis: Leland, you can use your deductive reasoning skills, there’s nothing wrong with that.


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