How Involved Is Casey DeSantis With Ron DeSantis’ Politics, Really? Here’s What Insiders Say.

MIAMI, FLORIDA - JANUARY 09: Newly sworn-in Gov. Ron DeSantis arrives with his wife Casey DeSantis, for an event at the Freedom Tower where he named Barbara Lagoa to the Florida Supreme Court on January 09, 2019 in Miami, Florida. Mr. DeSantis was sworn in yesterday as the 46th governor of the state of  Florida.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images,)

At a glance

  • A political consultant close to the governor told The Daily Wire that Casey is DeSantis’ “closest advisor” and “probably the only person he trusts.”
  • Former President Donald Trump on Monday said Florida’s first lady Casey DeSantis is the one who’s “really running” Governor Ron DeSantis’ “campaign.”
  • Specifically, Casey is extremely involved with who has her husband’s ear and is looped in on the hiring process.

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