Crack the code of the 2024 Republican primary race with the intellectual firepower of four seasoned strategists with 80+ combined years working and running Republican campaigns.
This week, Frank Sadler (Chief of Staff to Carly Fiorina), Nina Verghese (Senior Director and Head of Campaigns and Advocacy at APCO Worldwide), and Scott Tranter (Investor and Advisor to Decision Desk HQ) join host Ron Steslow to discuss Ron DeSantis’s campaign announcement and the rest of the 2024 Republican Primary.
Note: due to technical issues, we were unable to remove the background noise on this week’s episode. It’s not up to our usual standards and we’re working to ensure it doesn’t happen again.
(02:40) Ron DeSantis’s campaign launch
(07:20) DeSantis hitting his messaging points and leaning into his covid messaging
(13:37) The significance of Elon Musk and David Sacks in the launch
(18:30) The impact that DeSantis’s ground game spending could have on early primaries
(31:37) Trump’s growing lead over DeSantis
(35:00) Nikki Haley tries to brand DeSantis as Trump without the charm
Watch her ad here: https://bit.ly/45xAnfP
(38:14) Haley’s upcoming CNN town hall
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