DeSantis Visit. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis visited Staten Island on Monday to talk law and order. He was introduced by fellow Republican Lee Zeldin. He spoke to a gathering of active and retired police and firefighters. DeSantis is widely expected to announce his candidacy for President this spring. Zeldin was the GOP standard bearer for Governor in the recent election. Long seen as an ardent supporter of Trump, it is noteworthy that he appeared with his challenger.. DeSantis Visit. Zeldin is keeping his options open in the high stakes game of national politics !!