Marjorie Taylor Green warned Ron DeSantis and other ‘powerful Republican governors’ not to run for president

U.S. Congressman Marjorie Taylor Green speaks at President Donald Trump's rally at Dayton International Airport in Ohio on November 7, 2022 with the Cheyenne Saloon in Orlando on November 7, 2022 Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaking at a campaign rally in Florida.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green urged Gov. Ron DeSantis not to run for president while speaking at a rally in Ohio.Octavio Jones/Getty Images, Drew Angerer/Getty Images

  • Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green on Monday urged Gov. Ron DeSantis not to run for president in 2024.

  • She said running for the White House would be tantamount to DeSantis giving up his state.

  • “Please support President Trump,” she told DeSantis and the presidential candidate.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green told Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday as speculation abounded that two Republican heavyweights could face off in the 2024 Republican presidential nomination race. , said not to compete with former President Donald Trump for the White House.

Speech at a Trump rally in Ohio, Green urged DeSantis to remain Florida governor and said running for president would mean he would “abandon” his state. It had been. Instead, He hinted at a “important announcement” on November 15.

Speaking about Trump’s possible White House election, Right Side Broadcasting Network host Brian Glenn told Green at the rally: This is his party, this is his race. ”

“Certainly, I think it’s obvious and obvious,” replied Green.

“Brian, what this country needs is a strong Republican governor like Ron DeSantis,” she later said.

“We need a strong Republican governor to stay eight years and save the state, not willing to give up and run for president or any other big office,” Green added.

“My message is to anyone considering running for president in 2024 against President Trump, please support him.

DeSantis has been considered a strong frontrunner for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination in recent months, but he has also not announced a campaign. Green’s rhetoric that DeSantis would “abandon” his state by running for president is also used by his gubernatorial opponent, Democratic nominee Charlie Christ.

when Christo asked DeSantis in a political debateDeSantis did not answer questions about whether he would serve a full term if elected governor.

Representatives for Greene and DeSantis did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.

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