Former President Donald Trump thinks that one of the most popular politicians in the United States has “no charisma” and a “dull personality” and has no chance of beating him in a potential 2024 Republican match up.
Ron DeSantis, Florida’s Republican Governor, has seen sparing popularity since he took office in 2019 and his handling of the pandemic in Florida has made it the freest states in America.
According to apparent Trump insiders, Trump is unconcerned about the Sunshine State’s Governor running against him in 2024 because of DeSantis’ “dull personality.”
Trump is reportedly annoyed at DeSantis’ popularity. That and the fact that DeSantis won’t rule out a bid for the big seat in 2024, allegedly saying, “What’s the big deal? Why won’t he just say he’s not going to run against me?.”
Trump and his family all live in Florida, since Biden’s “win”, and have enjoyed the freedom that comes from it. Florida hasn’t followed suit with nearly the entire country. There aren’t any tyrannical mask mandates (unless you live in the wrong county) and job losses and the effects of shutdowns have been minimal.
It’s safe to say that Trump may feel threatened by DeSantis, after nearly the remaining GOP said that they either wouldn’t run against Trump or would just support his campaign.
Back in DC, the House of Representatives has had two more Democrats announcing that they will be retiring this year.
Rhode Island Congressman James Langevin (D), is retiring after 22 years in Congress, this will be the first open seat in Rhode Island since 2010.
“I have not come to this decision lightly, but it is time for me to chart a new course, which will allow me to stay closer to home and spend more time with my family and friends,” Langevin wrote in an op-ed in The Providence Journal. “And while I don’t know what’s next for me just yet, whatever I do will always be in service of Rhode Island.”
Jerry McNerney, the Democrat Rep. from California also announced he will not be seeking reelection in the 2022 midterms.
A total of 28 Democrats are leaving this year and the open seats are going to tip Nancy Pelosi off her House Speaker perch.
Despite the open seats, the trust in elections has dropped to a low, with 58% of voters in America feeling that there will be some sort of election fraud happening during the midterms, according to a Rasmussen poll.
More than 70% of voters believe that mail in ballots lead to more cheating and the questionable 2020 presidential election, that had many examples of voter fraud, only cements this belief.
Speaking of Pelosi…
The House Speakers new Transportation Chair, however, looks like she may have to go back to driving school, when footage surfaced of her repeatedly crashing into a parked car, in an attempt to park her (rather small) vehicle.
Congressman Thomas Massie, posted the now viral video of Pelosi’s pick, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-District of Columbia) crashing into parked cars and then casually walking away like nothing happened.
Norton is 84 years old.
“Speaker Pelosi is seriously considering this person to serve as the chairwoman of the Transportation Committee,” Massie said. “Folks, I’m not making this up.”
We really are living in clown world. Hopefully this year will be the last we see of Pelosi, who has said she may retire this year, but looking at the Democrats popularity tanking, she may not have a choice but to retire.