The governor of Florida (USA), Republican Ron DeSantis, will announce this Wednesday along with businessman Elon Musk, on Twitter, his candidacy for the Republican primaries with a view to the 2024 presidential electionsThe Fox News channel reported on Tuesday.
Sources close to Fox News confirmed that DeSantis will appear at 6:00 p.m. Eastern US time (9:00 p.m. GMT) along with Musk on Twitter Spaces and there he will discuss his candidacy, the outlet said.
Before that announcement, DeSantis is expected to submit to the Federal Election Commission the documents required to register his candidacy, the channel added.
Neither Musk nor DeSantis have said anything on the subject so far.
Former President Donald Trump, who sponsored DeSantis’s 2018 Florida gubernatorial candidacy, has become his biggest critic since the governor sent signals that he will compete for the Republican nomination and, therefore, will be his rival. .
So far they are candidates for the Republican primaries former President Trump, who is the favorite in all the polls, former South Carolina Governor and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, businessman Vivek Ramaswamy and African-American Senator Tim Scott.
A demonstration is called for this Wednesday in Miami, near a hotel where supporters of DeSantis will gather on the occasion of his almost certain candidacy.