Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis shared his optimism about the upcoming 2024 Republican presidential primary in Iowa during an interview with Newsmax in Cedar Rapids.
Following his recent debate performances, DeSantis expressed confidence that his base in Iowa is expanding as the caucuses draw near, with just 39 days left. Emphasizing his conservative leadership, DeSantis highlighted the positive feedback from both the recent debate and the previous one against California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
The Florida governor, endorsed by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and influential evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats, noted the unique nature of caucuses and the commitment of supporters to the process. Despite trailing in polls behind former President Donald Trump, DeSantis urged the importance of letting people vote and emphasized the unpredictability of the primary season.