DeSantis to announce 2024 presidential bid on Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will announce his 2024 presidential run Wednesday evening on Twitter in a conversation with the social media platform’s billionaire CEO, Elon Musk, according to a spokesman for DeSantis.

DeSantis will declare his intentions on a public audio chat called a “Twitter Space,” two other people familiar with the planning of the virtual appearance said. Musk has met privately with DeSantis and praised him publicly in the fall, saying he would back the governor if he ran for the president, but he has yet to endorse a candidate and recently praised Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.), another contender for the GOP nomination.

Musk, who acquired Twitter for $44 billion last year and is among the world’s richest people, once said he “reluctantly” backed Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020. But he’s become an influential figure in GOP politics and urged his followers on social media last year to support Republicans. He has echoed DeSantis’s…

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