With just days until the third GOP primary debate in Miami, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ 2024 presidential campaign had a tough week. It included bad polling, missed endorsements and criticism over his footwear. Here’s a recap.

Poll Problem

Let’s start with the NBC News/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll that dropped on Monday. Despite the governor’s exhaustive efforts in the Hawkeye State, his numbers ahead of the vital 2024 January caucuses continue to slide.