Trump breaks silence on DeSantis re-election victory in Florida governor race: 'I got more votes'

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Former President Trump took a triumph thigh connected societal media to commend Republicans, particularly the much than 200 helium endorsed, for important victories successful Tuesday’s midterm elections.

He besides commented connected Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who could go a rival successful the 2024 Republican statesmanlike superior election, and his triumphant re-election.

"Now that the Election successful Florida is over, and everything went rather well, shouldn’t it beryllium said that successful 2020, I got 1.1 Million much votes successful Florida than Ron D got this year, 5.7 Million to 4.6 Million? Just asking?" Trump said Wednesday successful a bid of posts connected Truth Social, his preferred societal media platform.

Former President Trump speaks during a rally astatine the Dayton International Airport connected Nov. 7, 2022 successful Vandalia, Ohio. 

Former President Trump speaks during a rally astatine the Dayton International Airport connected Nov. 7, 2022 successful Vandalia, Ohio.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The erstwhile president has remained mostly quiescent connected DeSantis, and the Florida politician was notably missing from Trump’s Election Day triumph enactment astatine Mar-a-Lago successful Palm Beach.

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Their acold warfare has sparked immoderate treatment among Republicans that the enactment is splitting into aggregate factions, including Trump supporters, DeSantis supporters and those that bash not place with either camp.

Trump aboriginal admitted to voting for DeSantis.

Republican gubernatorial campaigner for Florida Ron DeSantis astatine the Convention Center successful Tampa, Florida, connected Nov. 8, 2022. 

Republican gubernatorial campaigner for Florida Ron DeSantis astatine the Convention Center successful Tampa, Florida, connected Nov. 8, 2022.  (GIORGIO VIERA/AFP via Getty Images)

Earlier connected Wednesday, Trump spoke with Fox News Digital, celebrating the "tremendous success" Republicans had successful the midterm predetermination results.

"There is simply a fake quality communicative that I was furious — it is conscionable the opposite," Trump told Fox News Digital, rejecting reports helium was little than pleased with his endorsed candidates’ performances. "The radical I endorsed did precise well. I was batting 98.6% successful the primaries, and 216 to 19 successful the wide predetermination — that is amazing."

"All these guys that are winning are my people," the erstwhile president said, noting cardinal victories for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, recently elected Ohio Sen. JD Vance, and Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson.

JD Vance, co-founder of Narya Capital Management LLC and Republican Senate campaigner for Ohio, right, talks connected signifier with erstwhile President Trump during a "Save America" rally successful Vandalia, Ohio, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. 

JD Vance, co-founder of Narya Capital Management LLC and Republican Senate campaigner for Ohio, right, talks connected signifier with erstwhile President Trump during a "Save America" rally successful Vandalia, Ohio, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022.  (Joshua A. Bickel/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

He besides commented connected Republicans coming up abbreviated successful Pennsylvania’s Senate race.

"Oz worked precise hard, but determination were forces against him," Trump said. "Oz is simply a large guy. He had a batch of immovable forces against him."

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Just aft midnight connected Thursday morning, Trump echoed his endorsement grounds repeating the enactment that the predetermination was "a precise large victory" for Republicans.

"While successful definite ways yesterday’s predetermination was somewhat disappointing, from my idiosyncratic standpoint it was a precise large triumph - 219 WINS and 16 Losses successful the General - Who has ever done amended than that?"

  • Donald Trump adjacent to a television

    Former President Trump during an predetermination nighttime enactment astatine Mar-a-Lago, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 successful Palm Beach, Florida.  (Phelan M. Ebenhack for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

  • A Trump 2024 sign

    Supporters of erstwhile President Trump astatine the Dayton International Airport connected Nov. 7, 2022 successful Vandalia, Ohio.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Several important and perchance legislative majority-deciding races are inactive awaiting results, including 3 Senate seats are inactive up for grabs: Nevada, Arizona and Georgia.

In Nevada, Trump endorsed Adam Laxalt, who is trailing Democrat incumbent Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto by a precise constrictive margin.

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In Arizona, Trump endorsed Blake Masters, who is trailing down Democrat incumbent Sen. Mark Kelly.

In Georgia, Trump endorsed Herschel Walker, who is preparing for a run-off predetermination — and further weeks of campaigning — against Democrat incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock.

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Trump is besides expected to marque his ain announcement regarding the 2024 statesmanlike election, though immoderate of his advisors person instructed him to clasp disconnected until aft Walker's run-off.

Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.

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