DeSantis Super PAC Chair Adam Laxalt Steps Down

FILE - Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a fundraising event for U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, Aug. 6, 2023, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. On Friday, Aug. 11, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming that Dominion Voting Systems owns a bank that donated $2 million to DeSantis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
  • Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt (R) has resigned from his role as chairman of the pro-DeSantis super PAC Never Back Down, as confirmed by a spokesperson for the group.
  • Laxalt explained his decision in a letter to the group’s board, stating, “After nearly 26 straight months of being in a full-scale campaign, I need to return my time and attention to my family and law practice.”
  • Despite stepping down from his position, Laxalt emphasized that he continues to support Governor DeSantis’s 2024 presidential candidacy.