His top accountant faces criminal charges….
Miami is waiting for bad weather to land on them….
A building collapse recovery…
And the States’s Governor, who is currently about neck and neck in popularity in that state ?
Will NOT attend the rally due to most of the above…
For the Big Guy….
The show must go on….
Donald Trump’s campaign-style rally in Florida Saturday comes at a fraught time for the former president: While the organization bearing his name in New York was indicted this week, he is also facing a potential rivalry with Florida governor and protege Ron DeSantis.
Trump revisits Florida, a state he won twice, with some Republicans already talking about the 2024 presidential race – and expressing support for DeSantis for the GOP nomination over the ex-president. DeSantis has scored well in early straw polls conducted at high-profile meetings, the Conservative Political Action Conference and the Western Conservative Summit.
Florida’s top Republican, however, will not be at Trump’s rally in Sarasota on Saturday.
DeSantis is monitoring recovery from the collapse of a 12-story condominium building in Surfside, near Miami, that killed at least 18 people and left more than 100 still missing.
He spoke with Trump, who agreed it was the right decision not to attend the rally, said DeSantis spokesperson Christina Pushaw: “The Governor’s duty is to be in Surfside making sure the families and community have what they need in the aftermath of this tragedy.”
The governor’s office also disputed reports that it asked Trump organizers to postpone the Sarasota rally in the wake of the building collapse near Miami….