Mr. DeSantis has aggressively navigated his state’s ethics and campaign finance laws to avoid flying commercial. (Mr. DeSantis says he is trying to address a security concern.) The nonprofit formed in late January as Mr. DeSantis was beginning to test the national waters and quickly became a critical part of his warm-up campaign. And To The Republic has hosted Mr. DeSantis at events in South Carolina, Nevada and Iowa, all key early primary states. Still, Mr. Trump — who owns his own plane — has repeatedly sought to draw attention to Mr. DeSantis’s travel, claiming the private planes were effectively campaign contributions and “Ron DeSantis is a full-time candidate for president.”The post Air DeSantis: The Private Jets and Secret Donors Flying Him Around appeared first on New York Times.