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WATCH HILARIOUS: DeSantis PAC Folds, Switches Sides?

I am dying laughing over here!

A pro-DeSantis PAC called ‘Ron to the Rescue’ has officially shut its doors;

While Collin Rugg who is usually extremely reliable reports that the PAC reportedly had $50 million in political donations pledged to DeSantis’ campaign, others report that is no where close to accurate.  We’ll break it down below.

But it does appear to be accurate that the PAC is disbanding.

The funniest part about this entire thing? The PAC organizer will now reportedly be diverting the donations to President Trump! They’re now supporting Trump!

Spokespeople for DeSantis claimed that this PAC was always a scam and used DeSantis’ likeness without permission. …

Collin Rugg explained: “The super PAC was set up by Republican strategist John Thomas who secured massive commitments from mega donors. Thomas said he began having second thoughts after DeSantis’ Twitter Spaces announcement back in May.”

So…is $50 million accurate?

You may know we’re not big fans of Bill Mitchell around here, but truth is truth and he seems to have the accurate read here:

According to the FEC website, we see $291.01 for 2023 and $1,330 raised for 2022.

Bill appears to be correct — a far cry from $50 million:

The Daily Mail suggests perhaps the $50 million was a legitimate number of “commitments” which were later pulled and never materialized after big donors saw big mistakes from DeSantis:

A super PAC set up to back Ron DeSantis with $50 million is closing as donors backed out – while its founder said the Florida governor’s campaign was guilty of ‘rookie s**t’ mistakes and he will now back Donald Trump.

John Thomas, a Republican strategist known as the ‘Billy the Kid of Political Battles’ set up ‘Ron to the Rescue’ in November and had secured financial commitments from mega-wealthy donors.

But he said the donors began having second thoughts after the botched DeSantis campaign launch on Twitter Spaces in May.

But the bigger story perhaps is a DIFFERENT DeSantis PAC.

The real one…

The big one…

Never Back Down.

It appears “Never Back Down” has “backed down” on Nevada.


Senior Advisor to President Trump, Jason Miller had this to say: “DeSanctus and the DeSanctimonians quit on Nevada, Super Tuesday states. They know his campaign is dropping like a rock!”

Daily Mail broke the story:

Thomas said he and his donor network are now in the process of figuring out how to help raise money for former president Trump in his campaign.

Campaigns have to report their latest fundraising figures by the end of September.

‘We’re going to see after the reporting period of September 30 how Trump’s cash on hand is and then we’re going to try to determine where we can fill in gaps, if it’s needed,’ said Thomas

Epoch Times Editor Nanette Holt shared this statement from Andrew Romeo, DeSantis’ communication director:

“We’ve made clear from the beginning that this was a scam PAC looking to grift off Ron DeSantis and it comes as welcome news they are no longer attempting to fleece our donors.

Ron DeSantis outraised both Biden and Trump last quarter, and we look forward to continuing our fundraising success as we capitalize on his strong debate performance and momentum in the early states.”

Political commentator Gunther Eagleman took a jab at DeSantis: “While polling in single digits, Ron DeSantis super PAC has decided to end door-knocking in several states. Listening to Paul Ryan cost Ron DeSantis his career in politics.”

NBC News reported this regarding a different DeSantis PAC, indicating that the Presidential hopeful is having problems on multiple fronts:

Never Back Down, the super PAC backing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ presidential campaign, has ceased its door-knocking operations in Nevada, home to a key early nominating contest, and California, a delegate-rich Super Tuesday state, officials confirmed Wednesday.

They added that in recent weeks, the group also ended its field operations in North Carolina and Texas, two additional states that vote on Super Tuesday in March.


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