U.S. Senator On Endorsing Trump For President: ‘Current Leader Of The Republican Party Is Ron DeSantis’

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16:   Business mogul Donald Trump rides an escalator to a press event to announce his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at Trump Tower on June 16, 2015 in New York City.  Trump is the 12th Republican who has announced running for the White House.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Politico reporter Burgess Everett asked Lummis if she would endorse Trump for office again ahead of his expected announcement tomorrow that he will run for president in 2024.
  • “I don’t think that’s the right question. The question is: who is the current leader of the Republican Party? Oh, I know who it is: Ron DeSantis,” Lummis answered. “Ron DeSantis is the leader of the Republican Party, whether he wants to be or not.”
  • Another reporter quoted Lummis as saying, “In my opinion, the current leader of the Republican Party is Ron DeSantis.”

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