Ron DeSantis Hits Back At Kevin McCarthy's Remark On Not On Par With Trump: 'I Am Not Somebody Who The DC
Ron DeSantis responded after House SpeakerKevin McCarthysaid the Florida Governor falls short compared to ex-PresidentDonald Trump.
What Happened:DeSantis on Monday retorted to McCarthys statement that he is not on the same level asTrump and that Trump wouldbe the GOPs nominee.
The Florida Governor took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to underscore the close alliance between McCarthy and Trump. "Kevin McCarthy says I'm a little different from Donald Trump. I agree," he said.
"In Florida, we run budget surpluses. We've paid down our debt. I've kept every one of my promises. Meanwhile, McCarthy and Trump worked together to add $7 trillion more debt than our country racked up in its first 200 years to the debt in just four years," DeSantis wrote.
Why It Matters: Earlier, during a press conference, DeSantis also indicated that he is not favored by the D.C. establishment, viewing this as an indication of the substantial changes he could bring if elected president.