Rep. Ron DeSantis, Florida governor candidate, resigning from Congress
Governor Ron DeSantis (Fox News)

U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis, a Republican running for governor of Florida, has notified House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan that he is resigning from Congress, an aide to Ryan said on Monday.

Ryan has received a letter from DeSantis notifying him of the resignation, the aide said. His reasons for resigning now were not immediately available.

Reporting By Richard Cowan; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama