DeSantis Thinks Trump Is ‘F*cking Nuts’ And A ‘Moron’: Report

Florida's governor Ron DeSantis looks on during a COVID-19 and storm preparedness roundtable with US President Donald Trump, in Belleair, Florida, July 31, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis privately called his former ally Donald Trump a ‘moron’ and ‘f***ing nuts,’ according to a Tuesday report detailing the popular Republican leader’s recent rise to prominence.
  • DeSantis’ narrow 2018 victory over ex-Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum was widely credited to Trump’s support for his campaign – back when DeSantis was a member of the House Freedom Caucus.
  • Their close relationship fractured as DeSantis’ star grew. For months neither has been seen directly mentioning the other amid rumors of a possible 2024 clash for the White House.

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