The former US president said Donald TrumpTuesday, March 16, 2021, he will decide whether to run to the White House, after the congressional elections in November 2022.
Trump indicated, in an interview with Fox News, that he is committed to helping fellow Republicans try to regain control of the House and Senate in the 2022 elections, which will be an early referendum on Democratic President Joe Biden’s leadership.
Trump considered that the Republicans have a “very good chance” to restore the House of Representatives, adding: “We also have a good chance to get the Senate back, and frankly we’ll make our decision after that.”
Trump also noted, in his interview with Fox News anchor, Maria Bartiromo, that his supporters seemed ready to support him again if he decides to run the race, adding: “Based on all the polls, they want me to run again, but we will study and see.”
Trump had hinted, after losing the US presidential election to Biden, about the possibility of running for the next presidential election in 2024.
In this regard, he told his supporters: “With your help, we will take back the House of Representatives, and we will win the Senate, and then a Republican president will succeed in achieving a triumphant return to the White House.” Smiling, he added, “I wonder who (this president) will be? Who will he be? He may decide to run until I defeat them (the Democrats) for a third time!”
Republicans support Trump
And in February 2021, a poll she conducted showed Suffolk University in association with USA Today Trump continues to command the loyalty of some of his Republican supporters despite his submission For a second impeachment trial, Ended with his acquittal.
The results showed that about 85% of the participants said that they would vote for Trump in 2024 if he wins the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of America. The hill American.
More than half of respondents also said that the Republican Party should become “more loyal” to Trump, even if at the cost of losing more senior Republicans.
On the other hand, Republicans hope to turn the page on Trump, and Ari Fleischer, who was the press secretary for the White House under George W. Bush, goes that “Trump will certainly remain the dominant force in the party, whether he nominates or hints at his candidacy in the next elections, however.” Politics never stands as it is. “
He added in previous statements to him that the other candidates will test the direction of matters in the coming period, especially in the 2022 session, with the support of congressional candidates without declaring their intentions regarding the presidential elections.
Some Republicans believe that the best hope for aspirants to run in the 2024 elections is that Trump gradually withers away, either by the voters ’realization that he has become a defeated former president, or under the damage he suffered after leaving the White House. Politico American.
It is noteworthy that Trump’s trial against the backdrop of his supporters’ storming of Congress after losing the elections last January sparked a split among Republicans between supporters of Trump and those who reject him.