Trump praises Florida Gov. Scott ahead of rally for gubernatorial candidate

In a new ad released Monday, Republican candidate for governor Ron DeSantis drives home his love for President Donald Trump - again and again, with humor.

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his trade policies on Tuesday in a speech in Florida and said American farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs from China were bearing up, in a sign he is feeling some political heat on the issue. He was trying to tell supporters that tighter laws would stop people who aren't USA citizens from voting, and in his argument added that people need IDs for most other things.

The president's comments saw him branded out of touch on Twitter, with one user called Gayla writing: 'You need an ID to buy groceries?

Trump's odd assertion that you need an ID to buy groceries was quickly mocked.

And while he doesn't have Trump's endorsement, he has run a campaign closely aligned with the president and has the backing of one of Trump's most vocal Florida supporters, Attorney General Pam Bondi, as well as two-thirds of the state's county sheriffs.

He also appealed for voters to elect more Republicans to Congress, saying Democrats are opposing his to-do list and slowing consideration of his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. "They will do anything they can to not help the Trump agenda".

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Just a few months ago, DeSantis was way behind in the polls, but is now enjoying a lead, and in some polls, is leading over opponent and current AG Commissioner Adam Putnam.

The misleading remark about grocery shopping led essentially every human who has ever been to a supermarket to think that Trump, like the woefully uninformed Lucille Bluth, has never purchased food from a store in his life.

Asked about that reversal on Fox News, Putnam said,"It certainly says that the president is well liked in the state of Florida".

"We believe that only American citizens should vote in American elections", he said.

He also advocated for requiring voters to present photo identification, even though Florida already has such a law on the books. "Which is why the time has come for voter ID, like everything else. But we are turning it around".

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