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Chip Roy shows clear support for Ron DeSantis in 2024: ‘I proudly fight for Ron DeSantis’

Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) publicly endorsed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for the upcoming presidential race on Saturday, expressing his unwavering support for the GOP candidate.

In a post on X (formerly known as Twitter), Roy stated, “I stand 100% alongside this wonderful woman & her husband, @RonDeSantis, because they are truly good & decent people. America needs THAT again.”

Roy had previously offered his endorsement for DeSantis in March, even before the governor officially declared his candidacy. In an email to his supporters, Roy emphasized the need for a dynamic and passionate leader for the future president of the United States.

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He believed that DeSantis possessed the necessary qualities to defend and empower the American people against challenges such as excessive government control, corporate dominance, extravagant spending, and ideological indoctrination.

Without overshadowing the frontrunner, former President Trump, Roy took the opportunity to highlight DeSantis’ credentials. When challenged by a user regarding his choice of endorsement, Roy responded by emphasizing DeSantis’ upcoming debate against California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Fox News, contrasting it with Trump’s absence from debates.

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Roy’s endorsement adds to a string of significant endorsements for DeSantis. Recently, an influential Iowa evangelical leader and a group of 10 South Carolina officials switched their endorsements from Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) to DeSantis. Additionally, Iowa Gov.

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Kim Reynolds has shown her support for DeSantis. However, Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) chose to endorse Trump instead of his home-state governor, despite national polls indicating Trump’s sustained lead in the nomination race. Meanwhile, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and DeSantis find themselves locked in a close competition for second place. The rivalry between the two candidates has been escalating in recent weeks.

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As the primary season swiftly approaches, starting with the Iowa caucuses in less than 60 days, the endorsements received by DeSantis continue to strengthen his position in the race for the White House.

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