Banned from social networks but still influential among Republicans, Donald Trump on Saturday evening found a defeated audience for his first speech in months, flirting more than ever with a new nomination for the 2024 US presidential election.
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The former president regained his flair for the one-maneuvering announcing this speech at the North Carolina Republican Convention, the state that voted for him twice, in 2016 and 2020.
“It looks like places are going to be full, and all records are broken!” he wrote in a statement on Friday.
Nearly 1,250 tickets have been sold, according to the organizers, that the event will take place in Greenville, southeastern United States. Far fewer than the thousands who flocked to his famous campaign meetings, but expectations remain high for his first public address since February.
If he had not announced it officially, the 74-year-old billionaire is openly interested in the idea of a new candidacy in November 2024. All his statements are scrutinized.
He’s still hugely popular with Republican voters, and admittedly deprived of social networks, but he’s far from silent.
As the Kingmaker, Donald Trump distributes, through daily press releases, his electoral support for his party’s candidates… and his barbs of his enemies.
Few Republicans dared break with him, despite the violent attack on Capitol Hill by his supporters on January 6 and his unfounded allegations of massive electoral fraud during the November 2020 presidential election.
Because many still see it as a valuable asset to the parliamentary election campaign mid-term November 2022, as Republicans hope to regain control of Congress. Unprecedented impact of an American president defeated after one term.
This platform could resume in the coming months the major electoral meetings it loves so much.
For many Republicans, the campaign message was mid-term He should focus on criticizing the policies of his Democratic successor, Joe Biden.
But Donald Trump doesn’t seem ready to give up on his theory, repeatedly debunked by the courts, that the 2020 election was stolen from him. He will undoubtedly return to the topic on Saturday evening.
Also plans to criticize, according to The New York Times, White House medical advisor Anthony Fauci and the Biden administration.
Nearly five months after leaving the presidency, now based in the Bedminster Golf Club, near New York, the billionaire has not openly admitted his defeat.
And see you again in the Oval Office.
Provocateur, il ainsi lâché vendridi que “la prochaine fois” qu’il serait à la Maison-Blanche, il n’inviterait pas le patron de Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, à dîner, outré d’avoir été banni pour de uxrés years.
The former president will only be able to return to Facebook when the “risks to the safety of the public” are gone, declared the platform, which temporarily disqualified him on January 7 for encouraging his supporters during the violent attack on the Capitol. from yesterday.
An unprecedented decision. And his “insult” to his more than 74 million voters in November 2020, the Republican denounced, and he was also banned from Twitter.
Meanwhile, Joe Biden received more than 81 million votes.
Accused by the House of “inciting rebellion” in the deadly attack on Capitol Hill, the Senate acquitted Donald Trump in February, after a second trial, for not having enough votes on the part of Republicans.
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