Sherri Lee, who was planning to host a Knoxville-area reception for DeSantis, said she was unaware of any change in plans, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel. “If he’s OK, I assume he’s coming, but I’m not in charge of campaigning,” Lee said. According to CNN, DeSantis had fundraisers scheduled for Tuesday in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Nashville area. The governor has remained a distant second to former President Donald Trump in most GOP primary polls. The latest RealClearPolitics average had Trump at 52.3 percent and DeSantis at 18 percent. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
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