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Haley Campaign Press Release - Debate Cheat Sheet

November 08, 2023

Here is everything you will need for tonight's debate at your fingertips. Come for the data and facts, stay for the ridiculous headlines about balls, boots, and DeSantis' apocalyptic numbers.

Nikki Haley Is Up, Ron DeSantis Is Down?

Ron DeSantis' Many Lies

  • Lies about Haley's record on Gaza refugees fact-checked here, here, and here.

  • Lies about banning fracking and off-shore drilling, fack-checked here.

  • Lies about his own role in recruiting Chinese companies and investment in Florida, detailed here, here, here, and here.

Ron DeSantis Is Running Out of Money

  • As of Sept. 31, Haley has double the amount of primary cash-on-hand money than DeSantis. DeSantis has $5 million (+ $1 million in debt) and Haley has $9.1 million (no debt).

Haley Outperforms Everyone in the General Election

Democrats are Afraid of Haley; No One Is Afraid of Trump or DeSantis

  • Politico Playbook: Even so, when you ask President JOE BIDEN's brain trust who they're really worried about, you'll hear one name. "If they nominate Nikki Haley, we're in trouble," said a senior Democratic strategist close with the Biden campaign.

DeSantis Plagued By Terrible Headlines

  • The Messenger: DeSantis camp faces 'another PR disaster' with Iowa poll's release

  • New York Times: Vocal on Israel, DeSantis is challenged on his silence on neo-Nazis in Florida

  • Roll Call: DeSantis continues to present himself as if he is a formidable threat to Trump, even though key state and national survey data tell a different story.

  • New York Post: DeSantis accused of hiding efforts to lure Chinese companies to Florida

  • Fox News: Donors frustrated at DeSantis' inability to gain traction, take 'hard look' elsewhere for Trump alternative

  • New York Times: How Ron DeSantis lost the Internet

  • The Hill: DeSantis finances raise fresh scrutiny ahead of Iowa caucus

Nikki Haley, Haley Campaign Press Release - Debate Cheat Sheet Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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