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Trump Speaks Out on Possible DeSantis VP Pick for 2024 – A Glimpse into the Future?


In a world where politics moves as fast as the headlines, a potential alliance between Former President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has caught the public’s attention. Speculations about this power duo’s possible ticket for the 2024 election were addressed by Trump himself on the Todd Starnes Show, a popular radio program.

Keeping all his cards close to his chest, Trump neither confirmed nor denied the possibility of choosing DeSantis as his vice presidential candidate. He said, “I don’t like saying anything is like, impossible, but it’s pretty unlikely, I would think.”

Trump further suggested that DeSantis’s decision to challenge him for the Republican nomination might have potentially cost the Governor his VP ticket. Trump remarked, “I was very surprised that he did… Without that, it would have been a distinct possibility.”

The former president has often credited himself for DeSantis’s political rise, reminding the public about his role in helping DeSantis secure the Governorship of Florida. According to Trump, DeSantis asked for his help during the 2018 gubernatorial campaign, which resulted in a stunning upset victory after three major Trump rallies.

As of late, DeSantis has been more vocal in his criticism of Trump’s penchant for nicknaming him. He has called this habit “petty” and “juvenile”, expressing doubt over its appeal to voters. DeSantis even went so far as to suggest that such behavior could be part of the reason Trump is no longer in the White House.

But even if Trump did decide to tap DeSantis as his VP, a rarely discussed constitutional hiccup could arise. According to Article II of the Constitution, Electoral College voters from Florida would not be able to vote for both Trump and DeSantis if they both ran as citizens of Florida. This unusual rule mandates that electors vote for at least one person who is not from their home state, potentially putting Florida’s Electoral College votes at risk.

While the political scene may be unpredictable, these discussions offer an intriguing glimpse into the strategies, alliances, and rivalries that could shape the future of American politics. It’s a testament to the dynamic nature of the political sphere, where today’s rivals could be tomorrow’s allies – and vice versa.

Alexandra Russel
Alexandra Russel
Highly respected journalist and political commentator with over a decade of experience in the industry. Alex was born and raised in Florida, where she developed a passion for writing at a young age, leading her to pursue a degree in journalism from the University of Florida. After graduation, she worked as a political reporter for several local and national publications before being appointed as the chief editor at Conservative Fix.

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