Former President Donald Trump urges GOP rivals to exit 2024 race for party unity and defeating Biden.
Trump cites strong polls, leading by 40-60 points, especially in early primary states.
He labels DeSantis as "crashing," emphasizes need for a unified front.
State-level polls align with Trump's message, showing his lead over DeSantis.
Trump carefully considers primary debates, acknowledges competence of fellow candidates but questions party loyalty pledge.
DeSantis counters, urging Trump to defend record and engage in debates.