- Biden said he “doesn’t know” whether it will make a difference whether he faces Trump or DeSantis in 2024.
- “I think they have a similar modus operandi, a similar way of working,” he told Noticias Telemundo.
- Biden has yet to announce his re-election plans, but plans to do so in the coming weeks.
President Joe Biden said he was “not sure” if fighting former President Donald Trump would be any different than fighting Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in the 2024 presidential election.
In a recent Noticias Telemundo interview, Biden didn’t say whether he would seek re-election for a second term, but when asked about his most high-profile potential Republican opponents, he said he was in his ability. showed confidence.
Asked if there would be a clear difference between the Trump and DeSantis campaigns, Mr Biden said he didn’t know.
“I don’t know,” he said on the show. “No, I’m serious. I don’t understand.”
After Biden was specifically asked about the differences between the two men “from a polarizing perspective,” the president was more outspoken in his assessment.
“I think they have similar modus operandi, similar ways of working,” he continued. “But I really don’t know. I never made a run or not run decision based on who my opponent was.”
Trump kicked off his third presidential campaign last November, and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is set to jump into the Republican arena on Wednesday.
DeSantis has yet to announce a presidential election, but in recent years he has become one of the most visible Republican politicians in the United States, implementing a number of socially conservative policies in Florida.