BUSINESS INSIDER: Ron DeSantis’ Martha’s Vineyard stunt gives Republicans the midterm fight they crave and takes focus off Trump 2024 and abortion rights, GOP operatives say

September 22, 2022

When Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis orchestrated flights sending migrants and asylum seekers from San Antonio, Texas, to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, many observers saw a stunt aimed at raising the Republican’s political profile ahead of a potential 2024 White House run. However, according to GOP operatives, the move also gave Republicans running for Congress the opportunity to focus on illegal immigration and border security, topics they’ve clamored to put at the center of the fall’s 2022 midterm elections. In Business Insider, ROKK Senior Vice President Jeff Grappone discusses whether the migrant trafficking lawsuit will have lasting damage to the party or DeSantis’ suspected presidential ambitions in 2024. Read the article here.

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