We assessed the Republican candidate’s defense of his record as Florida governor, his dispute with Disney and his attack on President Biden.
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Biden Marks Uvalde Anniversary With Renewed Call to ‘Do Something’
In a somber address, the president reiterated a push for tighter gun regulations but offered no new ideas for how to overcome entrenched opposition.
Biden to Nominate Gen. Charles Q. Brown to Be Joint Chiefs Chairman
If confirmed by the Senate, the Air Force chief of staff would become the senior military adviser to the president.
Trump, Biden and Others Troll DeSantis’s Twitter Announcement
The former president called it a “disaster,” the current one used it to raise money and low-polling Republican presidential candidates tried to harness the glitchy rollout to steal attention.
Awkward Silence: Ron DeSantis’s Bold Twitter Gambit That Flopped
The Florida governor wanted to show off his tech savvy by announcing his presidential campaign on Twitter. It quickly devolved into the conference call from hell.
Ron DeSantis Joins 2024 Race, Hoping to Topple Trump
The Florida governor, Donald Trump’s strongest challenger since 2016, made an unusual and glitch-marred entrance on Twitter alongside Elon Musk. He now faces a daunting clash with Mr. Trump and his scorched-earth tactics.
Will DeSantis Need to Resign as Florida Governor to Run for President?
Florida has a statute that could have compelled Ron DeSantis to resign as governor to run for president, but state lawmakers adjusted the rules.
Polls Have Shown DeSantis Trailing Trump
The Florida governor fares much better in the polls than the rest of his G.O.P. primary competitors, who remain in the low single digits.
McCarthy Renews Call for Spending Cuts as Debt Talks Grind On
With a potential default just over a week away, a resolution remained elusive and Republican leaders told lawmakers they could return home for the holiday break.
How Ron DeSantis Maximized the Might of the Florida Governor’s Office
Ron DeSantis methodically expanded his powers and pushed legal boundaries to enact his policies. He suggests he would do the same as president.