Donald Trump wants to be the President of the United States again. According to the published documents, he officially declared himself for the election between Tuesday and Wednesday night. Trump becomes the first Republican to formally announce his intention to run for president in 2024.
Trump gave a speech at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Tuesday evening (local time).
“To make America great again, tonight I am announcing my candidacy for President of the United States,” Trump told a cheering crowd of donors and loyal supporters. With this, the former president referred to his former campaign slogan Make America Great Again.
Not everyone is interested in becoming a candidate. There are also Republicans who point out that Trump’s influence in the midterm elections was bad (Middle Ages)
Initially, it appeared that Trump would run for election in early November. After that he decided to change the decision Middle Ages to wait
They were somewhat painful for Trump: Many of the Republican candidates he spoke with and who, like him, disapproved of the outcome of the previous presidential election, lost to their Democratic counterparts.
Trump announces exceptionally early
The millionaire’s announcement is unusually early. In Washington, his announcement was seen as an attempt to undercut other Republicans and avoid possible criminal charges.
There have been several investigations into Trump’s conduct before and after his first term as president. For example, the Justice Department is investigating highly sensitive documents that the former president kept at his private club at Mar-a-Lago.
Now that he’s running for office, Attorney General Merrick Garland may be forced to hire a special prosecutor. That person should pursue various investigations into Trump.
It’s unclear if Biden is also running for office
Incumbent President Joe Biden announced last week that he wants to run for re-election. He will take a final decision on this early next year.
In an initial reaction to Trump’s candidacy, the 79-year-old Democrat said Trump had “abandoned” America and would do so again for a second term.
Trump served as the 45th President of the United States from 2017 to 2021. The US media has been waiting for weeks to hear that he wants to run for the new post.
If Trump wins the 2024 presidential election, he will become the second US president to serve two consecutive terms. Grover Cleveland, second term ending in 1897, first and at the same time last.
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