"I'm a Floridan and I want him to finish the work that he's doing and he's doing great," Mr. Backer said. "But my hope is that he doesn't wait too long, that he gets in maybe in the second quarter."
DeSantis pumps up national image, readies book launch amid mounting expectations for White House run
Mr. Backer said Ready for Ron will continue to build the list through television and online advertising and plans to roll out in the next few weeks a plan to build a national volunteer network of people for a campaign infrastructure in every state if Mr. DeSantis decides to run.
Grassroots group pushing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis presidential run is stuck in legal limbo