Ron DeSantis raised record amount for his campaign in first 24 hours Buzz News

Ron DeSantis raised record amount for his campaign in first 24 hours

Buzz News

Miami – Florida Governor, Ron DeSantisLocal media reported this Friday that his campaign for the 2024 Republican primary raised $8.2 million in the first 24 hours after announcing his candidacy.

The fundraising is a good sign for DeSantis after a rocky start to his campaign, which was created on Wednesday by a Twitter space with businessman Elon Musk and was beset by technical problems, prompting ironic comments from the President of the United States. doing, Joe Bidenand former president Donald Trump,

The DeSantis campaign, which is running second in the polls more than 30 points behind Trump, said $8.2 million is the product of online donations and those made at an event in Miami on Wednesday and Thursday.

According to CBS, the amount raised by DeSantis in the first 24 hours of the official campaign today is higher than that of President Biden, who raised $6.3 million on his first day as a candidate for the 2020 election.

“Governor DeSantis has built the strongest and most sophisticated organization in the political history of the United States,” said Jenra Peck, DeSantis campaign manager.

Peck said in a statement that the amount raised for the campaign “will be critical to impacting earlier enrollment states.”

precise, DeSantis will make his first official campaign tour next week, including stops in Iowa, South Carolina and New Hampshire, which are early voting states.,

Along with DeSantis, there are six Republicans who have so far registered for the primaries that will choose Democrat Joe Biden’s opponent in the 2024 election.

Besides Trump and DeSantis, former US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, former Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson, businessman Vivek Ramaswamy and African-American senator Tim Scott are competing.

Florida’s governor, who announced his campaign the same day he signed a law allowing him to remain in the governorship as a candidate, visited a series of news outlets on Thursday. To expose his program, which he calls “El Regreso”.

In one of those interviews, he announced that if he did reach the White House, he would focus on “disciplining” the bureaucracy in Washington from day one and appointing a new FBI director “immediately”.