Casey DeSantis teases launch of husband Ron’s 2024 presidential bid with dramatic ‘America is worth fighting for’ video
RON DeSantis’ wife, Casey, shared a video apparently alluding to Florida’s governor’s 2024 presidential nomination, which he is expected to announce on Wednesday.
The 30-second clip featured voiceover about faith and a “brighter future.”
“They call it faith because in the face of darkness one can see a brighter future. A belief that our best days are ahead,” said the voice.
“But is it worth the fight? do i have the courage Is it worth the sacrifice? America has been worth it every time.”
The video then begins with DeSantis seemingly pulling back a curtain before standing in front of a large American flag from behind.
DeSantis stops to button his jacket, moves to another curtain, and onto a stage in front of another American flag.
The video ends with viewers being prompted to text a number “Start.”
“America is worth the fight … every time. Every time,” it says the captionN of the clip.
DeSantis retweeted his wife’s post.
The news comes after Casey divided an article teasing her husband’s candidacy, writing, “Great if true…” with a smiling emoji.
The couple met when Casey, then a TV host, met then-Navy Officer Ron while she was covering a golf game at the University of Florida.
Casey told about their first meeting and how it became a marriage First Coastal News: “We met at the University of North Florida on the driving range in front of Kernan.
“I was constantly looking over my shoulder because I wanted that bucket full of balls that someone had left behind because my swing was so awful.”
“I needed as much practice as possible. When I look behind me, Ron is over there. He thinks I’m looking at him.”
The broadcaster recalled: “I really looked at the balls. In short, we started talking and that’s how we met.”
She added, “He was always a guy who pushed me in the right direction to succeed and I think that’s very special.”
“He’s doing a good job. I’m very thankful for his job when he gets the chance to be at home.”
The couple married in September 2010 and have three children together, two girls named Madison and Mamie and a son named Mason.
Their youngest child Mamie was born sometime in March 2020.
On Monday, March 30, Florida’s First Lady broke the baby news on Twitter, announcing, “Ron and I are extremely happy to welcome our new baby, Mamie, to the world.”
“At 7 pounds 4 ounces she was the smallest of the bunch but she’s already holding her own. Madison and Mason are so excited for their new little sister!”
Christopher Nicholas, a veteran Republican policy adviser, described DeSantis as a “new animal” because he had never run for president before.
The expert assumes that in 2024 other states could be in the game if the candidate does not bear the surname Trump.
He told The US Sun: “In 2020, Trump couldn’t break new ground. He didn’t bring other states into play.”
“Trump’s had his time and it’s time to find someone new and younger who can appeal to a broader segment of the electorate.”
Nicholas speculated that the GOP could potentially target states not previously in the game.
He added: “A new candidate could expand our field of states in 2024 because he could say he’s new and that.” democrat is the same age, same age.
Matt Goodwin, a professor of politics at the University of Kent, revealed that DeSantis is a very “credible and competent” challenger to the former president.
He told The US Sun, “Some Republicans will say DeSantis is Trump without the baggage.”
“He is smart, cultured and politically savvy with a track record of success.
“There’s a reason DeSantis is the clear second favorite in the opinion polls. He’s quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with.”
DeSantis earned a major win in the Florida gubernatorial race, defeating Charlie Crist by more than 19 percentage points.
Traditional Democratically Strongholds like Miami Dade County turned red during the GOP loss.
It was the first time since 1998 that Miami Dade had voted Republicans in the gubernatorial election.
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