Meet Ron DeSantis’ inner circle
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is easily one of the most recognizable names in American politics today.
He won reelection by historic margins, stumped for candidates across the country during the 2022 election cycle and is widely expected to run for the presidency.
Yet DeSantis has relied on a remarkably small coterie of aides to help guide all that political activity.
The dozen confidantes he leans on most — to shape his agenda in Tallahassee, assemble an extensive fundraising operation and devise his political future — include his chief of staff, well-known lobbyists and especially his wife.
Now he’s leaning on this group of insiders as he plots his next move toward 2024 and a collision with fo...