As The Free Press has noted, the Republican governor has made strong showings in polls or state GOP conventions in places like Texas, Nevada, and Wisconsin as a possible presidential contender - even though DeSantis has repeatedly and forcefully said he has no intention of running for president in 2024.

Florida Gov. DeSantis’ Committee Sends $5.5M To State GOP

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee raised about $3.48 million from Aug. 6 through Thursday, while funneling $5.5 million to the Republican Party of Florida, according to a newly filed finance report.

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee raised about $3.48 million from Aug. 6 through Thursday, while funneling $5.5 million to the Republican Party of Florida, according to a newly filed finance report.

The Friends of Ron DeSantis committee had about $122.4 million in cash on hand as of Thursday as DeSantis runs for re-election.

The largest contribution to the committee during the period was $2 million from the Washington, D.C.-based Club for Growth PAC.

The DeSantis committee spent $6 million during the period, with $5.5 million going to the state GOP.

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