Slim chance: Ron DeSantis 'a shell of his former self' thanks to rapid weight loss ahead of 2024 run

March 20, 2023

Ron DeSantis (R-FL) appears to be shaping up for a run for president in 2024 in more ways than one. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) at his inauguration for his second term outside the Old Capitol on Jan. 3, 2023, in Tallahassee, Florida, and DeSantis speaking in Davenport, Iowa on March 10, 2023. (AP/Lynne Sladky/Ron Johnson)Some have speculated the Florida governor may be on Ozempic, a diabetes drug used by some for weight loss. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM THE WASHINGTON EXAMINERFormer President Donald Trump and DeSantis are considered the front-runners for the GOP nomination in 2024. Trump appears to have taken a lead over DeSantis in recent polls, but both remain far ahead of the rest of the field.