DeSantis uses conservative lifeline as Trump sours on him

DeSantis uses conservative lifeline as Trump sours on him

TALLAHASSEE — Conservative social media influencers have flocked to Florida for "freedom," "liberty" and another reason: Gov. Ron DeSantis.

The Republican governor’s team has been courting popular conservative media and online figures, an effort that comes as former President Donald Trump appears to be turning on DeSantis. Some of those whom the governor’s staff are wooing are heavily involved in amplifying the anti-vax movement and downplaying the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

In early January — on the 6th no less — DeSantis hosted nine prominent social media stars in Tallahassee for a night that included stops at DeSantis’ office, dinner at the governor’s mansion and drinks at Level 8...

Full story at POLITICO

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