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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared the Democratic Occasion in Florida is “like a useless carcass on the aspect of the highway” after being “beat” by Republicans.

“In what was once a swing state, now the Democratic Occasion in Florida is a hole shell. It is like a useless carcass on the aspect of the highway,” DeSantis stated at a Midland County, Michigan, GOP breakfast. “I imply, we’ve got beat the left within the state of Florida.”

The remarks from DeSantis, who has served as Florida’s governor since 2019, come as he’s broadly anticipated to enter the rising discipline of Republicans searching for the GOP nomination for president in 2024 as soon as the Florida legislature wraps up its present session this spring.

DeSantis, who has touted Florida as a state the place “woke goes to die,” supplied related feedback in a February interview with Newsweek in regards to the Sunshine State’s Democratic Occasion.

DESANTIS VISITS MICHIGAN AMID 2024 SPECULATION

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks throughout a Midland Republican Occasion occasion in Midland, Michigan, on April 6, 2023. (Matthew Hatcher/Bloomberg by way of Getty Photographs)

Final November, DeSantis overwhelmingly defeated his Democratic challenger, former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, to win a second time period within the Florida governor’s mansion. DeSantis earned greater than 1.5 million votes greater than Crist, a former Republican who represented Florida’s thirteenth Congressional District within the Home as a Democrat from 2017 to 2022.

DeSantis’ victory within the state’s 2022 gubernatorial election was considered by many Republicans, each regionally and nationally, as a historic win.

The victory marked the primary time in twenty years {that a} GOP governor had gained Miami-Dade County. In 2002, then-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush grew to become the final Republican gubernatorial candidate earlier than DeSantis to win the closely populated and various South Florida county.

DESANTIS NARROWLY LEADS TRUMP IN FLORIDA AS GOVERNOR’S APPROVAL RATING REACHES 59%: POLL

Attendees wait for Ron DeSantis to speak during a Midland Republican Party event in Midland, Michigan, on April 6, 2023.

Attendees look ahead to Ron DeSantis to talk throughout a Midland Republican Occasion occasion in Midland, Michigan, on April 6, 2023. (Matthew Hatcher/Bloomberg by way of Getty Photographs)

“Daring management is rewarded by voters, and you may’t win by one million and a half votes by solely getting Republicans. We’re profitable independents, we’re really profitable Democrats,” DeSantis stated from Michigan.

All through his tenure as governor, DeSantis has earned nationwide recognition by reversing course on COVID-19 lockdowns, attacking “woke” essential race idea and gender-identity content material in colleges, and punching again at firms like Disney or journalists who’ve criticized his agenda.

His spectacular 19-point re-election victory final November stood out in a midterm election yr when Republicans usually underperformed, propelling him to the forefront of 2024 White Home hypothesis amongst political pundits — a lot to the chagrin of former President Donald Trump, the GOP major front-runner.

Former President Donald Trump, left, and Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis, right.

Former President Donald Trump, left, and Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis, proper. (Joe Raedle/Getty Photographs / Giorgio Viera/AFP by way of Getty Photographs)

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A Mason-Dixon Florida ballot launched final week finds that 59% of registered voters approve of DeSantis’ efficiency as governor since his landslide re-election in November. The governor’s job score has elevated by 4 factors since simply earlier than the 2022 election, however it nonetheless stays beneath his all-time excessive approval score of 62% in March 2019.

Fox Information’ Chris Pandolfo and Paul Steinhauser contributed to this text.

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