LIVE: DeSantis delivers first personal remarks since announcing presidential candidacy

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is scheduled to speak at a homeschooling convention in Orlando on Friday. The event marks DeSantis’ first personal public comment since announcing he would run for president in 2024.

DeSantis announced his campaign during a Twitter Spaces discussion with Elon Musk on Wednesday, shortly after he signed a bill exempting presidential candidates from a Florida law requiring state officials to leave office to seek higher office.

The Twitter Spaces conversation was marred by technical issues, prompting mockery from the governor’s 2024 opponents on both sides of the aisle.

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