Trump v DeSantis: how ex-president’s fan could be his biggest rival – podcast

Florida governor Ron DeSantis passionately praised the former president – now he is being talked about as a possible presidential candidate himself.

When he was first running for governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis was fulsome in his admiration for Donald Trump. The Yale-educated, Catholic family man may have a very different background to the glamour-loving businessman, but politically they soon became entwined.

But as Trump’s star has waned, DeSantis has shone brighter. In the midterms, Trump-backed candidates performed poorly, while DeSantis won a resounding victory to become re-elected governor of Florida with his focus on culture war issues. Yet as DeSantis

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