BREAKING: Tucker Carlson asked Trump or DeSantis at TPUSA's AmFest

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Tucker Carlson took the stage at Turning Point USA’s America Fest in Phoenix on Saturday night, and fielded the question that’s been on the minds of every conservative in the US: Trump or DeSantis? A student asked Carlson who he plans to support in the upcoming GOP primary. Trump has announced his candidacy, seeking a second term in the Oval Office, while DeSantis has only just embarked on his final term as Florida’s beloved governor.

“I said, you know, you go out in public a lot. And you’re the most famous people in the world. And I’m sure everyone’s nice to you, but some people are probably not nice. How do you feel when people criticize you? And he said, because he’s extremely sincere. He said, ‘y’know, when I feel like, I’m somebody, I’m really offended by it. But when I remember, I’m nobody. It’s okay.’

“And I thought I need to be more like that. That’s exactly right. I mean, let’s be honest. Who cares what I think— you know what I mean? Like, I’m not endorsing anybody. I have no idea what’s going to happen in the Republican primary.

“I spend a lot of time in Florida. And I think Ron DeSantis has done like an unbelievable job. And I mean that. I don’t know DeSantis that well. But let me put it this way. People move to Florida because he’s the governor. I’ve lived in a lot of states. You know, I grew up in California. I’ve lived in DC, Rhode Island, Arkansas, like I’ve kind of, you know, I’ve lived in this country for over 50 years, I know it pretty well. And I’ve never lived in the state where people just like unbidden at dinner like, ‘yeah, I’m really glad we have our governor’

“I was like ‘what?’ I’ve never lived a place people knew that governor was. ‘The governor, really? Was he here?’ ‘No, I just love him.’

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