REUTERS: Ex-Trump Official Sets Up 2024 Fundraising Group for Rival DeSantis

March 9, 2023

Ken Cuccinelli, a former senior official in Donald Trump’s administration, recently threw his backing behind Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in the 2024 U.S. presidential race, a move that could help DeSantis gain traction among grassroots voters so far loyal to Trump. While Trump has officially launched another run for the White House, DeSantis has made no announcement yet that he plans to seek higher office, although he is widely expected to contest for the Republican presidential nomination.

In Reuters, ROKK co-founder and partner Ron Bonjean discussed how Cuccinelli’s move could give some Trump backers “permission to be supportive of DeSantis”. Get the full story here.