Former President Donald Trump considering a 2024 announcement in the weeks after the midterm, say sources

Former President Donald Trump is considering announcing another bid for the White House that could come soon after Tuesday’s midterm, according to three Trump advisers and a Republican Party operative familiar with the former president’s deliberations. according. The former president is calling on his donor base to inform loyalists of his thinking and response.

The exact timing and nature of any announcement is unclear. Three Trump advisers told CBS News that November 14 is a possible date on their radar. An advisor said the date is still liquid. A source close to Trump said it could come two weeks after the November 8 election. And another adviser said his announcement was more likely to happen after Thanksgiving – and perhaps not until early 2023.

Trump weighs plans for 2024 White House bid


Trump’s advisers say the former president wants to be part of next Tuesday’s midterm election talks — and during a lame duck session — even if some congressional Republicans want him to wait. Axios first reported a possible November 14 date.

At a rally in Iowa Thursday night, Trump said, “I would very, probably do it again… get ready.”

Trump spokesman Taylor Budovich said he was not commenting on “the never-ending media speculation and rumours.”

“As President Trump has said, Americans should go up and down voting for Republicans, and he will continue that message in Pennsylvania last night,” Budovich said.

Former President Trump hints at possible 2024 presidency during Iowa rally


In an interview last Saturday with conservative Spanish-language media outlet Americano Media, the former president said he had already made a decision about starting a third run at the White House.

Trump said, “I’ve already made it up in my mind. But very soon – and I will announce it very soon.” “I’ll let people know very quickly.”

Multiple sources told CBS News that Trump is expected to spend Tuesday night Watching election returns at Mar-a-Lago with a small group of donors, club members and campaign advisors.

Trump supporters predict the former president may be among the first to announce a 2024 run, ousting some potential GOP challengers. This strategy may deter some candidates who associate themselves closely with Trump, but is likely to deter Trump’s former vice president, Mike Pence, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and other potential 2024 candidates from pursuing their own campaigns. Not there.

Mike Pompeo, who served as Trump’s secretary of state, told CBS News earlier this year his decision to run Will not depend on Trump.

Trump continues to deny results 2020 election, which he lost. Like last night, he told supporters in Iowa that he should “never leave” the White House.

Now he’s ready to try to win it back.

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