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Lawmaker Switches Endorsement After DeSantis Twitter Space Campaign Launch

New Hampshire State Representative Sandra Panek removed her support for presidential candidate Ron DeSantis after his disastrous Twitter Space conversation to launch his campaign.

DeSantis Presidential Announcement On Twitter A Complete Disaster, Suffered Major Technical Difficulties

The Republican lawmaker switched her endorsement to Donald Trump in the GOP presidential primary after DeSantis's 'failure to launch.'

Donald Trump's campaign team shared news of Panek switching her endorsement.

“After being less than impressed with Ron DeSantis’s official announcement last night, I am hereby switching my endorsement to President Donald J. Trump," the statement read.

"We can't expect someone to run the country if they can't properly run their own campaign launch," it added.


The New York Post reported:

State Rep. Sandra Panek, whom the pro-DeSantis Never Back Down super PAC included in a list of more than 50 Granite State lawmakers backing the Florida governor for president earlier this month, argued Thursday that the stakes in 2024 are too high to back a candidate that can’t smoothly get their campaign off the ground.


Panek further told The Post on Thursday that the technical difficulties during DeSantis’ Twitter Spaces announcement left her unable to hear anything the latest entrant into the 2024 GOP presidential race said.

“Twitter Spaces didn’t support iPad users, so I couldn’t even listen to the DeSantis launch,” Panek said. “Not one TV news outlet could report on it. This was a miserable launch. Too much stumbling and bumbling.”

When asked if factors other than the bumpy campaign announcement contributed to her switch, Panek doubled down on the Florida governor’s rollout and also said he wasn’t charismatic enough.

“With DeSantis, you’re getting Trump without the charisma. I want the real deal,” she said.

New Hampshire State Representative Juliet Harvey-Bolia announced her full endorsement of President Trump shortly after DeSantis's Twitter Space debacle.


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