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The Ultimate Sign of DeSantis’ Irrelevance: Trumpworld Is Moving On

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Two months ago, one of the leaders of the pro-Ron DeSantis PAC Never Back Down assessed what a really troubling scenario would look like for the candidate who was hyped as the GOP’s savior.

“What would concern me,” Chris Jankowski, the PAC’s CEO, said in a July interview with The New York Times, “is if I woke up one day and Trump and his team were not attacking Never Back Down and Ron DeSantis.”

“That would be concerning,” Jankowski continued. “Other than that, we’ve got them right where we want them.”

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