According to reports, the former US President is considering declaring a reelection bid for this month
The New York Post reports that Donald Trump, former US president, is contemplating whether to make his bid for the presidency in 2024 early enough, even before November’s midterm elections. Others have reported that it might happen this month.
A person who is close to Trump spoke to NYP. “there’s discussions about an early launch”With some details of the subject being discussed, “There are no specifics, but people are preparing,” the outlet’s source added. “They are laying the groundwork.”
СNN and the New York Times reported that the announcement could come as early as this month. Trump, apparently shocking his advisers, said that he could reveal on social media his plans for running for office, sans prior notice.
The ex-president is likely to confirm his reelection bid from Florida, home to governor Ron DeSantis, another potential nominee and Trump’s possible main Republican rival, The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday citing sources.
Although many Republicans are said to welcome Trump’s possible reelection bid, there are fears that such an announcement would divert attention from the midterm elections scheduled for November, or even constitute “a direct threat to democracy”According to the New York Times, Friday was suggested by an article.
US President Joe Biden, Trump’s Democratic rival at the last election, confirmed his plan to take part in the 2024 presidential race last year. Some Democrats question whether he should run for another term. According to a New York Times report last month, party officials are frustrated over the incumbent’s struggle to deliver on his agenda.
Trump frequently hinted that he has plans for 2024. Late January saw Trump speak to an a “Save America Rally”He indicated in Texas that “we are going to take back that beautiful, beautiful house that happens to be white… We are going to take back the White House.”
Trump’s prospects for a second run at the presidency are bolstered by his early edge over Biden in a hypothetical 2024 matchup, according to a recent Emerson College poll. Survey results from June showed that 44% of Americans support Trump’s 45th presidency, and 39% for Biden. Trump will reach 78 years old by the time the next election is held, while Biden will almost be 82.
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