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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis completed second within the Iowa Republican caucuses, in response to an Related Press race name.
Trump, who cruised to an early victory Monday evening, consolidated the lead he had loved in Iowa over the previous 12 months.
DeSantis went all-in on Iowa and relied closely on a conventional floor sport — campaigning in all 99 of the state’s counties. He additionally acquired the endorsements of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and evangelical Christian chief Bob Vander Plaats, who endorsed the final three Republican winners of the Iowa caucus.
However that was not sufficient to beat Trump’s assist within the state.
DeSantis’ marketing campaign faces harder competitors in New Hampshire, the place he has been trailing Trump and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley over the previous month.