ICYMI: “DeSantis’ campaign interactions with super PACs raised internal legal concerns, AP sources say”

December 12, 2023

"The governor and his wife, Casey, who is widely considered his top political adviser, were especially frustrated after the group took down a television ad last month that criticized leading Republican rival Nikki Haley for allowing a Chinese manufacturer into South Carolina when she was governor.


DeSantis’ team shared those messaging concerns with members of Never Back Down’s board, which includes Florida-based members with close ties to the governor, according to multiple people briefed on the discussions. Some of the board members then relayed the DeSantis team’s wishes to super PAC staff, which was responsible for executing strategy, the people said."


Read the full story by Steve Peoples and Thomas Beaumont of The Associated Press here.