Florida legislature looks ready to allow Ron DeSantis to keep serving as governor even if he launches 2024 presidential bid 

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Top Republicans in the Florida legislature appeared poised to replace a law that would force Gov. Ron DeSantis to resign if he launched a 2024 presidential campaign.

Politico reported on Wednesday That Florida House Speaker Paul Reiner and Senate President Kathleen Passidomo said it would be a “good idea” to make sure DeSantis can stay if he goes to the White House in two years and then loses.

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Florida has a ‘resign to run’ law, which compels an office-holder to resign if they seek federal office in which the terms overlap.

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Top Republicans in the Florida legislature looked set to replace a law that would force Gov. Ron DeSantis to resign if he launched a 2024 presidential run.

Since DeSantis was re-elected earlier this month, his second, four-year term will coincide with two years for anyone elected to the White House.

According to Politico, Pasidomo said, ‘If a guy who is governor of Florida is running for president, I think he should be allowed to do that.’ ‘I really am. It is a great honor and privilege, so it is a good idea.

The law was originally amended in 2008 to potentially add then-Governor Charlie Crist — who was a Republican at the time — to the late Sen. John McCain’s presidential ticket.

while christ was On shortlist for VPMcCain chose Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin became his running mate instead.

DeSantis has emerged as the biggest threat to former President Donald Trump for the 2024 GOP nomination.  Trump announced he would run from Mar-a-Lago last Tuesday in 2024 (pictured)

DeSantis has emerged as the biggest threat to former President Donald Trump for the 2024 GOP nomination. Trump announced he would run from Mar-a-Lago last Tuesday in 2024 (pictured)

Four years later, Florida lawmakers reintroduced the rule.

DeSantis has emerged as the biggest threat to former President Donald Trump for the 2024 GOP nomination.

Last Tuesday, Trump announced at Mar-a-Lago that he was seeking the White House again.

In the run-up to the announcement, Trump gave DeSantis a nickname – ‘Ron DeSanctimonious’ – and went after him in Truth Social and statements.

DeSantis won his own race against Crist, now a Democrat, by nearly 20 points, while several of Trump’s MAGA candidates failed in the midterms.

It is unclear whether DeSantis will challenge Trump for the GOP nomination.

Politico previously reported that it would not come until late spring or early summer, after Florida’s legislative session ends.

Florida legislature looks ready to allow Ron DeSantis to keep serving as governor even if he launches 2024 presidential bid 

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