California Governor Gavin Newsom claims that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis “took the bait” by agreeing to face off in a one-on-one debate, saying that doing so made DeSantis unfit to be president.
Newsom asked why DeSantis, who is running for president, planned to debate a person who is not running for president.
Fox News Media has announced that the two governors will face off on November 30 in Georgia in a debate moderated by Sean Hannity.
Newsom also said that DeSantis “regrets” making a bid for the White House. “He made a big mistake. He listened to his advisors. He bought his own hype,” Newsom claimed, accusing DeSantis of having a “God complex.”
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DeSantis and six other Republican presidential candidates attended the second Republican primary debate of the 2024 election cycle on Wednesday night, but former President Donald Trump skipped the event, just as he skipped the first debate in August.
During the debate, DeSantis criticized Trump for his decision not to participate. “Donald Trump is missing in action. He should be on this stage tonight,” DeSantis said.
Accordingly, Trump has a massive lead over the rest of the Republican presidential primaries Opinion poll.
Earlier this year during interview Newsom, Hannity floated the idea of moderating a debate between DeSantis and Newsom. Newsom responded by claiming he was trying to debate DeSantis. “I’m all in,” Newsom said.
DeSantis later indicated he would be willing to lead the debate. tell Hannity: “Absolutely. I’m ready.”
DeSantis has floated the idea of having a one-on-one debate against Trump.
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