Citadel CEO and Republican megadonor Ken Griffin is reconsidering supporting Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and is assessing the Republican presidential primary field for candidates as DeSantis has failed to make headway in the polls against former President Donald Trump.
Griffin donated $5 million to DeSantis’s gubernatorial reelection campaign and previously praised DeSantis before he officially launched his presidential campaign.
In November, Griffin told Politico he was ready to endorse DeSantis for president, saying DeSantis “has a tremendous record as governor of Florida, and our country would be well-served by him as president.”
Now, he is part of a growing group of donors who are worried about the trajectory of DeSantis’s presidential campaign, according to CNBC.
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