DeSantis dings Trump, Haley, and Biden in Iowa town hall: ‘Few fries short of a Happy Meal’

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) took aim at former President Donald Trump and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley during a protested televised town hall, one of his last platforms to speak directly to likely Iowa caucusgoers before next week’s opening 2024 Republican primary nominating contest.

Using a question about Trump’s appearance in a federal appeals court Tuesday regarding special counsel Jack Smith‘s election interference case and presidential immunity, DeSantis predicted the “liberal” Washington, D.C., court would “hot-wire” its decision against the former president, but he urged Republican primary voters to consider what that means for the general election.

“We have an opportunity to choose what we want the election to be about,” DeSantis said during the Fox News forum.

DeSantis, who was briefly interrupted at one stage by climate activists, also stoked speculation President Joe Biden would not
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