Mitt Romney, the Republican senator in Utah, said in an online chat Wednesday that former US President Donald Trump will be a third Republican presidential candidate when he runs in the 2024 election.
Romney is a steadfast critic of Trump within the party and the only Republican to vote against Trump in each of the former president’s constitutional impeachment talks. The senator put it this way: “I think he would win the nomination if he started. I’m not a clairvoyant, but I look at polls that show that if President Trump were also among those who emerged as potential candidates in 2024, he would be a landslide victory.”
Three-quarters of Republicans want former US President Donald Trump to play a major role in the party
This emerged from a national survey published by Quinnipiac University last week. The poll found that only a fifth of Republicans do not want the former president to continue to play a dominant role in the party. According to polls, 87 percent of Republicans said Donald Trump should be allowed to run again for president.
After impeachment talks for the former president, a poll by Politico news portal and global polling company Morning Consult found that six out of ten Republicans believe Trump should play a significant role in the life of the party and that eight out of ten Republicans have a positive view of the party. previous president. The survey also showed that
Regarding Trump’s popularity, he is currently far ahead of potential Republican presidential candidates in 2024.
Mitt Romney said he still couldn’t imagine voting for Trump. I have not voted for her in the past. Perhaps I will stand behind those who I think better represent the young wing of the Republican Party that I also represent. ” The senator put it this way: the former president “By far the strongest voice and most influential politician in my party”.
According to the Republican politician, Donald Trump will continue to contest for the presidency in 2024.
After his removal from the Senate, Donald Trump said in a statement that he would once again be actively involved in political life. “Our historic, patriotic and beautiful movement, which aims to make America great again, has only just begun. I have a lot to share with you in the coming months, and I look forward to continuing our amazing journey together.” Then he wrote.
A week ago, when US TV NewsMax asked him if he would run for president in 2024, Donald Trump said: “It’s too early to tell, but I’m seeing a lot of great survey data, that’s for sure.” Trump’s son-in-law and former senior adviser, Lara Trump, said over the weekend that the former president told them that “His story is far from over and he may be interested in the 2024 presidential race.”
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