Miami (EFE).- Former US President Donald Trump will make this Tuesday from his Florida mansion an “important announcement” that would be his intention to be a candidate for the presidential election 2024.
Despite pleas from the Republican ranks to wait until the composition of Congress is fully defined after the midterm elections and criticism for the poor performance of some of the candidates he has backed, Trump, 76, stands by his call for tomorrow at 09:00 (14:00). 00 GMT).
At the same time, his team has ramped up email donation requests with messages warning “just one day until the big announcement” and the like, including one asking potential donors who they want to be his running mate. .
The announcement will be made from Mar-a-Lago, his residence on the exclusive island of Palm Beach (southeast Florida), where he established his private address before leaving the presidency of the United States.
Trump defeats Hillary Clinton
In 2015, the announcement that he would be running for the Republican nomination in 2016 was made in Trump Tower, the skyscraper he owned on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York, where he resided. at the time.
On June 16, 2015, Trump walked down the tower escalator on the arm of his third wife, Slovenian-born former model Melania Knavs, and walked to a podium with American flags.
“Ladies and gentlemen, I am officially running for President of the United States and we are going to make our country great again,” he announced.
In this speech, he became involved with Mexican immigrants and promised to build a wall on the border with Mexico, issues that he addressed during his presidency, which was not without controversy.
Against all odds, he won the Republican nomination and then the presidential election against Democrat Hillary Clinton on November 8, 2016.
In 2020, Democrat Joseph Biden, who had served as Barack Obama’s vice president, ruined Trump’s wishes to continue in the White House for four more years in an election whose results so far have not yet been heard by the millionaire. not recognized, as he assures, unfoundedly, according to Justice, that there was fraud.
In Floridaone of the states where Republicans fared better in this month’s midterm elections, Trump’s likely candidacy is being viewed with great interest given that current Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is re-elected in these elections, could be a candidate for the Republican nomination.
Trump, who promoted him to governor in 2018, is now a ruthless critic of DeSantis, who abounds in the idea that the two will be rivals in the Republican arena.
On the website of Save America, Trump’s campaign organization, today are posts from well-known Trump supporters, such as singer and actor Jon Voight, father of Angelina Jolie, who stresses: “Only Trump could drain the swamp, pray that he return as president.
Trump is going through a difficult time with different fronts open in the judiciary and in Congress, due to the family business finance and for the capture of the Capitol in January 2021 by a crowd of his supporters whom he had previously harangued at a rally to defend his supposed electoral victory of the “theft” of which he accuses the Democrats.