Everything you need to know about President Trump's endorsement of Ron DeSantis

Hugh Fox
August 3, 2018

China and other top USA trade partners zeroed in on American farmers with retaliatory tariffs after the administration imposed duties on Chinese goods as well as steel and aluminium from the European Union, Canada and Mexico.

Trump traveled to Tampa, Florida, to hold his first campaign event this election cycle, speaking to a raucous crowd of thousands for more than an hour.

Trump's call for voter ID laws rests on the false claim that there is rampant voter fraud during elections.

Florida's leading candidate for the GOP's gubernatorial nomination wants voters to know he's a big fan of Donald Trump.

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As President Trump took the stage at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Tuesday, a major Republican political player was not be there - Gov. Rick Scott. "It's time to vote Bill Nelson out of office".

Trump also criticized Democrats who oppose his nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, and said voters need to elect more Republicans. "In some states, Democrats are even trying to give illegal immigrants the right to vote", Trump said.

"I'm very anxious that the hostility whipped up by President Trump and some in conservative media will result in somebody getting hurt", Acosta noted.

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Trump touted DeSantis as "a true leader", "a proud veteran", "my great friend" and predicted: "he's going to be your next governor".

The president never mentioned DeSantis's primary opponent - Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam - by name. "I don't think running away from Donald Trump is a viable strategy", Conant said.

He heaped praise on farmers, who have seen their access to some foreign markets curtailed as a result of retaliatory moves as Trump has sought to reverse a trade deficit with China, renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and restart trade talks with the European Union. He was joined by Scott, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump and several members of Congress from Florida.

"In this country, the only time you don't need it in many cases is when you want to vote for a president, when you want to vote for a senator, when you want to vote for a governor or a congressman". DeSantis has campaigned with Fox's Sean Hannity and Donald Trump Jr. and uses humour in a new ad to show his alliance with the president, teaching one of his two children to "build the wall" with blocks.

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